throw down Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 3 votes)
To cause something one is holding to drop, often forcefully.

The soldiers threw down their weapons and surrendered.

Additional definitions for 'throw down':

throw downAdmirably or forcefully.
throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.
throw downTo accomplish or produce something in a grand, respectable, or successful manner; to "represent".
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