throw a party

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throw a party (third-person singular simple present throws a party, present participle throwing a party, simple past and past participle threw a party)

  1. (idiomatic) To organize and execute a party.
    Let's throw a party this Friday.
    We threw a big party for John's 8th birthday.
    My roommates and I throw parties every weekend.

Usage notes[edit]

People who throw a party are assumed to be involved in its planning. Attendees of a party are not said to throw a party.