If you throw someone a bone, you give them a small reward or some kind words to make them feel good even if they've not really contributed much.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
- Contributed By: Buggles
Idioms similar to 'Throw someone a bone'
- Dry as a bone
- Chew on a bone
- All skin and bone
- Bone of contention
- Bone to pick
- Funny bone
- I've got a bone to pick with you
- Work your fingers to the bone
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