throw oneself on the mercy of (someone)

Definition of throw oneself on the mercy of (someone)

  1. :  to beg (someone) for mercy The prisoner confessed his crimes and threw himself on the mercy of the court.

Word by Word Definitions

throwplay
  1. :  to propel through the air by a forward motion of the hand and arm

    :  to propel through the air in any manner

    :  pitch

  1. :  an act of throwing, hurling, or flinging

    :  an act of throwing dice

    :  the number thrown with a cast of dice

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

mercyplay
  1. :  compassion or forbearance (see forbearance 1) shown especially to an offender or to one subject to one's power

    :  lenient or compassionate treatment

    :  imprisonment rather than death imposed as penalty for first-degree murder

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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