One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make or produce something hastily, without careful planning or arrangement.‘the meal was quickly thrown together at news of Rose's arrival’
improvise, contrive, devise, throw together, cobble together, concoct, rig, jury-rig, put togetherView synonyms
- ‘We threw it together at the last minute, so it's a few boxes decorated with leftover baby shower stuff.’
- ‘They have a bunch of ambitious interns throw something together in a day.’
- ‘I will throw some things together and we will meet you out there!’
- ‘Anyway, guess who had to drop everything - including his beloved blog - and scramble to throw something together on the fly?’
- ‘Absolutely we'll throw something together for you.’
- ‘I'm thinking I might try and throw something together as well.’
- ‘I like illustrations that don't look as though they were thrown together in a hurry!’
- ‘We threw it together, but everyone loved it anyway.’
- ‘Interviews also mentioned they threw the movie together in a very short period of time, and it shows in parts.’
- ‘The general feeling seems to be that the plot was thrown together and the story lacks structure.’
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