baciti

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older bačiti, from Proto-Slavic *bačiti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bǎːtsiti/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ci‧ti

Verb[edit]

báciti pf ‎(Cyrillic spelling ба́цити)

  1. (transitive) to throw, cast (also figuratively)
    baciti kocku — to cast a die
    baci to! — drop that!
    baciti bombu na — to drop a bomb on
    baciti pogled — to cast a glance
    baciti sumnju — to cast doubt
    baciti s(j)enku — to cast a shadow
    baciti sv(j)etlo — to cast light, elucidate
    baciti rukavicu — to throw down the gauntlet
  2. (transitive) to throw out, discard
    baciti smeće/đubre — to throw out the trash
  3. (reflexive) to throw oneself
    baciti se na zemlju — to fall to the ground, dive to the floor
    baciti se na posao — to devote oneself completely to a job
    baciti se na učenje — to hit the books
    baciti se pod vlak — to jump in front of the train
    baciti se nekome u zagrljaj — to embrace somebody, to throw oneself in someone's arms
  4. (transitive, sports) to put the shot, throw (spear, discus etc.)
    baciti koplje — to throw the javelin
    baciti disk — to throw the discus
    baciti kladivo — to throw the hammer
  5. idiomatic and figurative senses
    baciti bombu — to cause a sensation
    baciti u vodu — to discard; give up, waste (opportunity)
    baciti krivicu na nekoga — to place blame on somebody
    baciti nekoga u trošak — to put somebody to expense
    nije za baciti — it's nothing to sneeze at
    baciti ulje na vatru — to add fuel to the fire
    baciti novčić — to toss/flip a coin
    baciti p(ij)esak/prah/prašinu) nekome u oči — to deceive somebody

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