throw open (something) to something


throw open (something) to something
throw open (something) to (someone/something) to make something available to someone or something.

Ticket sales will be thrown open to the public next week.

The artist threw open his studio to me and taught me to be a serious painter.


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  • throw open (something) to someone — throw open (something) to (someone/something) to make something available to someone or something. Ticket sales will be thrown open to the public next week. The artist threw open his studio to me and taught me to be a serious painter …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw open (something) to — (someone/something) to make something available to someone or something. Ticket sales will be thrown open to the public next week. The artist threw open his studio to me and taught me to be a serious painter …   New idioms dictionary

  • throw — [thrō] vt. threw, thrown, throwing [ME throwen, to twist, wring, hurl < OE thrawan, to throw, twist, akin to Ger drehen, to twist, turn < IE base * ter , to rub, rub with turning motion, bore > THRASH, THREAD, Gr teirein, L terere, to… …   English World dictionary

  • throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throw — 1 verb past threw past participle thrown 1 THROW A BALL/STONE ETC (I, T) to make an object such as a ball move quickly through the air by moving your hand quickly: throw sth at/to/towards etc: Someone threw a stone at the car. | Cromartie throws… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • open — o|pen1 [ oupən ] adjective *** ▸ 1 when public can visit ▸ 2 when you can see inside ▸ 3 not covered/enclosed ▸ 4 not blocked ▸ 5 not hidden/secret ▸ 6 anyone can see/join ▸ 7 considering suggestions ▸ 8 when something can be done ▸ 9 possible ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • open */*/*/ — I UK [ˈəʊpən] / US [ˈoʊpən] adjective 1) if a shop, restaurant etc is open, people are working there and the public can use or visit it Are the shops open on Sundays? There s a bar that stays open all night. open for business: We are open for… …   English dictionary

  • throw — throw1 [ θrou ] (past tense threw [ θru ] ; past participle thrown [ θroun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 send object through air ▸ 2 put quickly & carelessly ▸ 3 move (someone/something) suddenly ▸ 4 be forced to go to place ▸ 5 look etc. in direction ▸ 6… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • throw — I UK [θrəʊ] / US [θroʊ] verb Word forms throw : present tense I/you/we/they throw he/she/it throws present participle throwing past tense threw UK [θruː] / US [θru] past participle thrown UK [θrəʊn] / US [θroʊn] *** 1) [intransitive/transitive]… …   English dictionary

  • throw — [c]/θroʊ / (say throh) verb (threw, thrown, throwing) –verb (t) 1. to project or propel forcibly through the air by a sudden jerk or straightening of the arm; propel or cast in any way. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun does. 3. to… …   Australian English dictionary


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