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throw

1. in the restraint of horses and cows, to cast (2) them.
2. when tying a knot, the action of making a loop and passing it (as if throwing a lariat) around an object, which may be a cow's tail or, more commonly, the suture material which has already been placed to commence a knot.

Patient discussion about throw

Q. my friend recently told me that she throws up from time to time and it helps her balance her weight I told her I think that’s what bulimic girls do, but she insisted that it wasn’t something she can’t control or that comes after eating bursts (which she doesn’t have). It still seems wrong to me, but I would like to hear other’s opinions.

A. bolimic girls try to avoid eating. then they get so frustrated that they eat like crazy and then feel guilty and threw ups. it's a bad condition that needs to and can be treated.

Q. Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at students... This is Donald, Last week my younger son Frank, was punished in school because of kicking and throwing things at teacher and on a few students. I don’t know why he behaved like that. I got tensed when I heard about this. What to do with him?

A. Well I think it depends whether or not this is a constant behaviour by your son, or it was only a one time event that he had an explanation for. If he tends to get angry and use violence a lot, you should take action, and let him know this is not acceptable by any means. Counsling might work best. If this was a one time thing, you should let your son know this should not happen again, and try preventing him from day to day activities such as meeting friends or using the computer if this happens again.

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The challenge was thrown down by Leeds chief executive and RFL president Gary Hetherington, who said that sponsors Leeds Metropolitan University would be prepared to back the move.
IN the case of the creature who picked a child up by the ears and threw him down, the judge should have been picked upby the ears and thrown down to give him a better insight into what he was dealing with.
With skaters being judged on only their landed tricks on each obstacle, the standards were high-tricks and combinations usually only seen in videos these days were being thrown down by everyone; skaters pushed and upped each other, often with five- to 10-bangers going back to back as each skater threw down something psyched by the previous guy.
For the same reason Bryant wanted to beat a Kings team that was at full strength, he takes glee in the gauntlet that the Sixers have thrown down.
British cold-water swimming sensation Lewis Gordon Pugh - the first person to complete a long-distance swim in each of the world's five oceans - has thrown down the gauntlet to Russia's national swimming competitors at the Swimming Championships currently being held in Oulu, Finland.
He singled and later scored when Eric Johnson's grounder to third was thrown down the first-base line.
With these studies, conducted at Baylor University's Exercise & Sport Nutrition Laboratory, MRI has thrown down the gauntlet to the rest of the industry by effectively shifting the responsibility of determining safety and efficacy from the consumer to the manufacturer.