To throw back

To retort; to cast back, as a reply.
To reject; to refuse.
To reflect, as light.

See also: Throw, Throw, Throw

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YOUR correspondent H Lawson is skeptical about the amount of fish that fishermen are obliged to throw back into the sea as a result of the European Union's Common Fisheries Policy (Voice of the North, December 3).
Anglers were asked to throw back their first catch of the day to help conserve stocks.
Dear Editor, So British trawlermen have to throw back 60 percent of their cod back in the sea, to comply with EU quotas on how much fish we keep and how much we throw away.
Yeah, who knew that the kid just learning to throw back then, today is veteran major league lefthander Randy Wolf, the Los Angeles Dodgers' newest $8 million acquisition to the pitching rotation.
Boro were seething after Derby's second goal stemmed from a throw-in which they were expecting the home side to throw back to keeper Mark Schwarzer.
By discovering the locations of the hidden Rune stones, achieved by successfully completing numerous quests and puzzles, players are able to throw back the mantle of evil and rescue their land from certain darkness.
Thousands of tonnes of dead fish are discarded every year in EU waters thanks to a Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) catch quota system which effectively encourages trawlermen to throw back small or younger fish of little commercial value.