throw overboard


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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.
Health plans have proposed a far better alternative, which the special interests would throw overboard in their quest to turn us back to the unaccountable and unaffordable fee-for-service system.