One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Bring people into contact, especially by chance.‘a mixed group of passengers thrown together by circumstance for the duration of the journey’
- ‘I thought that would be a terrific way to throw people together who would normally not be together.’
- ‘It will help break the ice by throwing people together for some healthy competition.’
- ‘Just throwing people together in hopes of providing personal contact is not enough to overcome this sort of behavior.’
- ‘There was a philosophical argument that it's better to throw people together and see what happens, and we went back to the old way.’
- ‘Second, if you are pulling the support units from different combat units, you may be throwing people together who haven't been training together.’
- ‘While everyone is emoting away with great intensity, the screenplay seems to wander aimlessly with random acts of coincidence throwing people together time and again.’
- ‘It's a delicate process to throw people together on radio or in life, but with them, it works beautifully.’
- ‘It threw people together, and forced one half of the country to see ‘how the other half lived’.’
- ‘The teams throw people together that may not know each other outside of the rodeo.’
- ‘For example, it's easy to bring romance into the plot because a crime of some sort throws people together who might not normally meet, and this can make for very romantic, even exciting, scenes.’
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