Threw/Through

M. P. Moore

Read the statements below carefully and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Threw is the past tense of throw which means to toss or to fling (v.)

Through means from one point to its end (adv.) or because of (prep.)


  1. Given all that Micki has been (threw/through) this year, we all were surprised when she volunteered to throw the baby shower for Lisa.
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  3. Ike (threw/through) caution to the wind and paraglided off the roof of the twenty-story office building, only to get caught on a scaffold halfway down.
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  5. If you can suffer (threw/through) the trials and tribulations of college, you can control your own destiny.
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  7. Unaware that Michael was waiting for her response, Erin merely glanced at the card he had left on her desk and (threw/through) it in the wastebasket.
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  9. (Threw/Through) no fault of her own, the senatorial candidate was forced out of the race when news spread that her campaign manager was arrested for soiliciting a prostitute.
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