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English verb: throw off

1. throw off (contact) get rid of


SamplesHe shed his image as a pushy boss.
Shed your clothes.


Synonymscast, cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)abscise, autotomise, autotomize, exfoliate, exuviate, molt, moult, shed, slough

2. throw off (motion) get rid of


SamplesI couldn't shake the car that was following me.


Synonymsescape from, shake, shake off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)break loose, escape, get away









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