throw overboard

throw overboard
покинуть, бросить; отделываться, избавляться [этим. мор. выбрасывать за борт]

Look here, Gus - if I find you deceiving me I'll throw you overboard as sure as I'm a living woman. (A. Trollope, ‘The Last Chronicle of Barset’, ch. XXXVII) — Послушай, Гас, если я узнаю, что ты меня обманываешь, я брошу тебя, как Бог свят!

The moral is that you must have the courage to throw your facts overboard if they fail to comply with the logic of your character. (W. S. Maugham, ‘The Summing Up’, ch. 57) — Вывод таков: если факты нарушают логику характера, не следует бояться выкинуть эти факты за борт.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • throw overboard — index jettison Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • throw overboard — verb 1. throw from a boat • Syn: ↑deep six • Hypernyms: ↑throw • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody 2. lose (s …   Useful english dictionary

  • To throw overboard — Overboard O ver*board , adv. Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard. [1913 Webster] {To throw overboard}, to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend. {To go overboard}, to go to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overboard — O ver*board , adv. Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard. [1913 Webster] {To throw overboard}, to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend. {To go overboard}, to go to an extreme; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overboard — [ō′vər bôrd΄] adv. [ME ouer borde < OE ofor bord: see OVER & BOARD] 1. over a ship s side 2. from a ship into the water ☆ go overboard Informal to go to extremes; esp., to be wildly enthusiastic throw overboard to discard …   English World dictionary

  • throw away — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, blow, blunder away, boot out, bounce, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, chuck out, consume, contemn, contradict, declaim, decline, deep six, defenestrate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • throw out — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, abrupt, addle, alienate, ball up, befuddle, bewilder, blow out, boot out, bounce, bring out, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast forth, cast off, cast out, chase, chime in, chuck,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • throw over — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abstract, back out, beg off, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cry off, cut out, deep six, depart from, deport, desert, discard, dispose of …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overboard — adv. from on a ship into the water (fall overboard). Phrases and idioms: go overboard 1 be highly enthusiastic. 2 behave immoderately; go too far. throw overboard abandon, discard …   Useful english dictionary

  • overboard —   I ke kai.    ♦ Jump overboard, lele i ke kai.    ♦ Throw overboard, kiloi i loko o ke kai, kāwa a …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • throw somebody overboard — throw sb/sth ˈoverboard idiom to get rid of sb/sth that you think is useless • He threw all his old friends overboard once he was promoted. Main entry: ↑overboardidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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