To throw overboard

Related to To throw overboard: throw over, threw overboard
to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend.

See also: Overboard

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is one of the cornerstones of the EU's new historic free trade agreement with Japan, the text of which includes for the first time a specific commitment to the Paris climate agreement (an agreement which the extremists want us to throw overboard!).
It is one of the cornerstones of the EU's new historic free trade agreement with Japan the text of which includes for the first time a specific commitment to the Paris climate agreement (an agreement which the extremists want us to throw overboard with everything else!).
Plans to throw overboard the present excellent planning system go back to the early 1990s.
I am not ruthless enough to throw overboard all those compromising loose ends with which one toys while coaxing recalcitrant form from the soup of experience and circumstance.
With only minutes to spare First Lieutenant Philip ordered his crew to throw overboard a raft fitted with special floats which billowed smoke and flame when it hit the water.