1. phrasal verb
If you chuck something out, you throw it away, because you do not need it or cannot use it. [informal]
[V P n] ⇒ Many companies have struggled valiantly to use less energy and chuck out less rubbish. [Also V n P]
2. phrasal verb → chuck If a person is chucked out of a job, a place, or their home, they are forced by other people to leave. [informal]
[be V-ed P] ⇒ Any head teacher who made errors like this would be chucked out.
[be V-ed P + of] ⇒ I was chucked out of my London flat in 1960.
[V n P] ⇒ Her parents are going to chuck her out on the street.
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