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You can't just chuck a burger at people and expect them to eat it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)FAMILIES are chucking away food worth 470 each year. The Sun (2017)But wait, don't just chuck it all in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or chuck wet towels on the bed? The Sun (2010)You can just chuck the core out of the car window. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This does not mean just taxing the rich and chucking the money up the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then they chucked in their jobs to do it full time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They sit quietly then chuck in something that stalls the meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cut all but the tiniest radishes in half and chuck them all in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the easiest way to save money is to avoid chucking away perfectly good stuff. The Sun (2012)But we stuck together when it would have been easier to chuck in the towel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The safest option is just to chuck him out. The Sun (2015)So no to bucket lists and no to chucking the job in. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Just chuck me in an old wheelbarrow or prop me on the pavement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the end very few lawyers chuck in their jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was about the rush of chucking my money up in the air and seeing if it came back to me. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pull it out and chuck it away when you've finished. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But we're not chucking in the towel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We don't want politicians chucking around our money like a sailor on shore leave. The Sun (2015)I have been tempted to chuck something at her or walk out of the room. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If in doubt, they chucked in something weird by Terry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the load bed isn't big enough for me and it's too smart to go on jobs and chuck tools in. The Sun (2015)See chuck ( drill ). Chapman, C. & Horsley, M. & Small, E. Technology Basic Facts (1990)

Synonyms of 'chuck'

throw out, dump, scrap, get rid of
give up or over, leave, stop, abandon

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Translations for 'chuck'

British English: chuck VERB
When you chuck something somewhere, you throw it there in a casual or careless way.
I took a great dislike to the clock, so I chucked it in the dustbin.
  • American English: chuck
  • Brazilian Portuguese: jogar
  • Chinese: 随意丢弃
  • European Spanish: tirar
  • French: jeter
  • German: werfen
  • Italian: buttare
  • Japanese: 放り投げる
  • Korean: 팽개치다
  • European Portuguese: atirar
  • Spanish: tirar

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