бацити

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older бачити, from Proto-Slavic *bačiti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǎːtsiti/
  • Hyphenation: ба‧ци‧ти

Verb[edit]

ба́цити (Latin spelling báciti)

  1. (transitive) to throw, cast (also figuratively)
    бацити коцку — to cast a die
    баци то! — drop that!
    бацити бомбу на — to drop a bomb on
    бацити поглед — to cast a glance
    бацити сумњу — to cast doubt
    бацити с(ј)енку) — to cast a shadow
    бацити св(ј)етло — to cast light, elucidate
    бацити рукавицу — to throw down the gauntlet
  2. (transitive) to throw out, discard
    бацити смеће/ђубре — to throw out the trash
  3. (reflexive) to throw oneself
    бацити се на земљу — to fall to the ground, dive to the floor
    бацити се на посао — to devote oneself completely to a job
    бацити се на учење — to hit the books
    бацити се под влак — to jump in front of the train
    бацити се некоме у загрљај — to embrace somebody, to throw oneself in someone's arms
  4. (transitive, sports) to put the shot, throw (spear, discus etc.)
    бацити копље — to throw the javelin
    бацити диск — to throw the discus
    бацити кладиво — to throw the hammer
  5. idiomatic and figurative senses
    бацити бомбу — to cause a sensation
    бацити у воду — to discard; give up, waste (opportunity)
    бацити кривицу на некога — to place blame on somebody
    бацити некога у трошак — to put somebody to expense
    није за бацити — it's nothing to sneeze at
    бацити уље на ватру — to add fuel to the fire
    бацити новчић — to toss/flip a coin
    бацити п(иј)есак/прах/прашину) некоме у очи — to deceive somebody

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