throw (something) out the window

idiom

Definition of throw (something) out the window

informal
: to stop using or thinking about (something) We can throw that idea out the window.

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“Throw (something) out the window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20%28something%29%20out%20the%20window. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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