To throw down

Related to To throw down: To throw down the gauntlet
to subvert; to overthrow; to destroy; as, to throw down a fence or wall.

See also: Throw

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We previously reported that Kanye West is not too happy about Kim spending so much money in general, but when it comes to the dough she's about to throw down just to give birth to their firstborn, he may be cool with it.
During a meeting of the College of Commissioners, on 25 April, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said his institution is ready to throw down the gauntlet to all member states that call for cuts in the EU's long-term budget.
02 The Sir Clement Freud-owned A French Horse was the only runner to throw down a serious challenge to Nicky Henderson's runaway winner Aigle D'Or in the extended 2m3f novice hurdle at Lingfield.
This was the game for Phil Jackson to get reacquainted with the Chicago Bulls, for Andrew Bynum to grow up against Ben Wallace and for Kwame Brown to throw down a dunk that echoed throughout Staples Center.
If you're a high school athlete who can punt, pass and kick, then this spring could be your chance to throw down.
A 1904 treaty gave Bolivia duty-free access to the port, yet companies have been hesitant to throw down money during a past privatization attempt, since 60% of the traffic is coming from or going to Bolivia.
He remounted and the John Dunloptrained raider was then the only filly to throw down a serious challenge to Nebraska Tornado, ridden by Richard Hughes,but the winner ran on well to succeed in the Prix de Diane Hermes.
16, 1998--Tera Computer Company wanted to throw down the gauntlet to the supercomputer industry with its Gigaflop Crash Challenge.
We thought Colorado State was going to throw down the field the whole game because they threw eight deep balls against Colorado and then they only threw two against us.
When the manic Black tells nonbelievers ``I serve society by rocking,'' it is both a manifesto and a challenge to all those within earshot to throw down their hang-ups and get the Led out.
We started off slow, just trying to throw down regular one-handed dunks, and then someone went between their legs with the ball and dunked one and everybody got excited and started high-fiving each other,'' Goldman said.