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    Cool thrown one's way

    Please, I'd like you tell me if I'm right as for the following sentence:

    "Who can weather any stunt that's thrown our way?

    Does it mean something like: Who can survive any acrobatics made directly toward us?

    Question is made in a context of shooting a movie, a very hard one, very tough and demanding phisically for the actors. "Our way" here without a precedent "at" or "in" is a little ambbigous for me. Is it correct the way it is said?

    Thank You for your help in advance
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    Re: thrown one's way

    "stunt" in this context means any physical action requiring skill, careful timing and daring.

    We will do anything in the way of stunts that we are asked to do.

    "Our way" here means "us" - anything thrown at us. Yes, it is fine, the way it is.

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    Cool Re: thrown one's way

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "stunt" in this context means any physical action requiring skill, careful timing and daring.

    We will do anything in the way of stunts that we are asked to do.

    "Our way" here means "us" - anything thrown at us. Yes, it is fine, the way it is.
    Thank you for your answer, but let me ask you Is my interpretation the one is fine, or maybe the sentence would be "Who can survive any stunts that we are asked to do?

    Thank You again for your help.

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    Re: thrown one's way

    Your second interpretation is perfect

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