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    Using the Right Word: threw, through

    Monday, September 06, 2010

    Threw (verb) is the past tense of "throw." Through (preposition) means "in one side and out the other"; through (adjective) means "extending from one place to another."

    After Marcus threw the ball, he heard it crash through a window.

    (From Write for Business, page 238, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 50)