throw together


1. assemble or combine someone/something haphazardly






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throw something together at the last minute

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 When you ‘throw something together’ it means to put something together haphazardly or without too much effort or thought. This is a casual idiomatic expression used in social and professional contexts. You might ‘throw something together’ for dinner if you don’t have much time to cook or ‘throw something together’ quickly for a presentation you have forgotten about, for example.

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  1. I have no idea what I'm going to eat for dinner. I'll probably just end up throwing together a few of the leftovers in the fridge.

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  1. The project team may have been thrown together at the last minute, but they still worked effectively as a unit thanks to their professionalism. 

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  1. The boss decided to throw a few of our best marketing people together for a bit of a brainstorming session. He just wanted them to bounce some ideas off each other for a while.

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