One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he's going to throw you over for your sister’
abandon, leave, desert, discard, turn one's back on, cast aside, cast off
jilt, break up with, finish with, leave in the lurch, leave high and dry, leave stranded
informal dump, ditch, chuck, drop, walk out on, run out on, rat on, leave flat
British informal give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off
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