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Throw something at someone vs Throw something to someone

throw something at someone

1. throw smth. so as to hit a person:

  • One of the combatants threw a small paving-stone at his opponent.

2. (of a question, remark, etc.) say in a casual or rather aggressive way:

  • I’m sorry about throwing all these random suggestions at you.

throw something to someonethrow smth. so that a person could get hold of it:

  • After twice miscounting the sum, he threw the whole to his daughter.