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    throw to the floor

    What does "throw something to the floor" mean?

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    Re: throw to the floor

    The context is:

    "There have been some objections, but basically they threw it to the floor and
    said Do we definitely want to have it here (the contest), because obviously its
    going to come soon, and we would need full support. And at the end they all
    said yes."

    Is it an Australian expression?

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    Re: throw to the floor

    If you're having a debate, the floor is the audience, so if throw something to the floor, you open the discussion up to all present at a debate, meeting, etc. We use it in the UK, so it's not only found the Australian English.

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