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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theythrow together
he/she/itthrows together
present participlethrowing together
past tensethrew together
past participlethrown together
  1. 1
    to make something quickly because you do not have much time

    I can easily throw together some lunch.

  2. 2
    [usually passive] if a particular situation or event throws people together, it causes them to meet and get to know one another

    They were thrown together by chance.

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