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Verb: throw in
  1. Add as an extra or as a gratuity
     
  2. Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
    "In the second round, the challenger threw in the towel";
    - drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge [US, non-standard]
     
  3. To insert between other elements
    "She threw in clever remarks";
    - interject, come in, interpose, put in, inject
Noun: throw-in  'throw,in
  1. (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play

Derived forms: throw-ins, threw in, thrown in, throwing in, throws in

Type of: add, bestow, break up, bring, contribute, cut off, disrupt, impart, interrupt, lend, throw

Encyclopedia: Throw in

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