Throw Someone Under the Bus

Meaning of Idiom ‘Throw Someone Under the Bus’ To throw someone under the bus is to make someone a scapegoat; to publicly betray an ally or colleague; to let someone take the blame for something that you were also involved in; to fail to defend someone or to sacrifice their interests, especially to protect your … Read more

Throw Down the Gauntlet

Meaning Of Idiom ‘Throw Down the Gauntlet’ To throw down the gauntlet means to issue a challenge to an opponent. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Examples … Read more

Throw In the Towel

Also: Throw in the sponge Meaning of Idiom ‘Throw in the Towel’ To throw in the towel means to quit or give up, admitting defeat. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Bengelsdorf, Peter. Idioms in the News – 1,000 Phrases, Real Examples. N.p.: Amz Digital Services, 2012.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe … Read more

Throw Caution to the Wind(s)

Meaning of Idiom ‘Throw Caution to the Wind’ To throw caution to the wind is to act recklessly or rashly. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage Today, the idiom is most commonly used with a singular ‘wind,’ but the original idiom was throw caution … Read more

Stone’s Throw, a

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Stone’s Throw’ A stone’s throw means a very short distance. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage The idiom ‘a stone’s throw’ is usually followed from or away. Examples Of Use “His college is only a stone’s throw away from his parent’s … Read more