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chuck away

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theychuck away
he/she/itchucks away
present participlechucking away
past tensechucked away
past participlechucked away

Related meanings

  1. 1
    informal same as chuck1 (sense 2)

    You can just go and chuck all this rubbish away!

  2. 2
    to waste an advantage or an opportunity you have

    We’ve given you the best education money can buy – don’t chuck it all away.

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