throw (someone) for a loss

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Definition of throw (someone) for a loss

: to cause (someone) to be very amazed, confused, or shocked Recent revelations have thrown me for a loss.

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“Throw (someone) for a loss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20%28someone%29%20for%20a%20loss. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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