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EWC4U Winter, 2007 - Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch CONFUSAWORDS Threw VS. Through.

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1 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch CONFUSAWORDS Threw VS. Through

2 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch Definitions Throw* verb (past threw; past part. thrown) propel with force through the air by a rapid movement of the arm and hand. *Threw is the past tense of Throw ORIGIN Old English, to twist, turn. Verb: says what a person or thing does, such as an action, event, state, change

3 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch Definitions Continued… preposition & adverb 1 moving in one side and out of the other side of (an opening or location). 2 so as to make a hole or passage in. 3 preposition expressing the position or location of something beyond (an opening or an obstacle). 4 expressing the extent of changing orientation. 5 continuing in time to or towards completion of. 6 so as to inspect all or part of. 7 by means of. ORIGIN Old English. A preposition is used in front of a noun or pronoun to form a phrase.

4 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch A Sentence Using “Threw” Jimmy stepped onto the pitcher’s mound and _______ the ball towards the batter with all his skill. threwthrough Which One is it?

5 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch A Sentence Using “Through” Robert was late for work, so he grabbed his briefcase and walked ________ the door to his car. Which One is it? threwthrough

6 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch Ways To Remember… Tips for remembering “Threw” Threw is the past tense of Throw. You throw a ball. The words have the same meaning (exempting the tense), all that must be changed is one letter Throw = Threw

7 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch Ways to Remember… Tips for remembering “Through” The word through is typically used to describe motion. To go through something can be remembered by associating through with the word out. THOUGHR

8 EWC4U Winter, Julia Ringler, Tanya Sutch The End Hopefully you now know the differences between…


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