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2005.05.20

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THROW AWAY   捨てる

Explanation

  • To throw away something is to put it in a place where things you no longer want are put; for example, in a waste basket, by the side of the road as garbage, etc.
  • throw away とは、何かを、いらないものが捨てられる場所 − ゴミ箱や道路脇のゴミ集積場所など − に捨てる、という意味です。

examples

  1. Don't throw that food away. We can have it for lunch tomorrow.
  2. I find it hard to throw away anything. My closets are filled with old stuff I never use.
  3. SON: Have you seen my black jeans? I can't find them.
    MOTHER: I threw them away. They had big holes in the knees.

英会話レッスンThat's a keeper, don't you think? Enjoy the weekend!