throw overboard

VERB
  1. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    forfeited property
    you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  2. throw from a boat
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How To Use throw overboard In A Sentence

  • Tripolitans to cut away their masts, throw overboard all their cannon, cutlasses, pistols, and other arms; cut their sails to pieces; throw all ammunition into the sea, and, to use a nautical expression, "strip the ship to a girtline. The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)
  • Need we forfeit "jettison" just because we have "throw overboard"? Exploring language (6th edn)
  • Need we forfeit "jettison" just because we have " throw overboard"? Exploring language (6th edn)
  • Doggie makes doo-doo on the simulated grass, you throw overboard---see the loop on the corner for the line? THE SHIPPING NEWS
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