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    he Threw on the sofa

    Is it correct?

    "He threw on the sofa"

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    Re: he Threw on the sofa

    Quote Originally Posted by aguerra View Post
    Is it correct?

    "He threw on the sofa"
    No.

    He threw X on the sofa. X = something: a noun or pronoun.

    He threw up on the sofa. = vomited.

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    Re: he Threw on the sofa

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    No.

    He threw X on the sofa. X = something: a noun or pronoun.

    He threw up on the sofa. = vomited.
    In the first, a possible pronoun might be 'himself'. If he 'threw himself on the sofa' he lay down suddenly/violently/carelessly.

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