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Heittää (Verb type1)


  1. (transitive) to throw, cast
    heittää varjo
    to cast a shadow
  2. (transitive) with ulos (out), to expel, e.g. from a party or meeting
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to give a ride (in a car)
    Voitko heittää minut kotiin?
    Can you give me a ride home?
  4. (intransitive, colloquial, of a number) to be inaccurate or incorrect, to be off
    Arviosi heittää useilla vuosilla.
    Your estimate is off by several years.
  5. (transitive, archaic) to abandon
    Työtämme ohjaa, meitä älä heitä! (from a hymn)
    Guide our work, do not abandon us!
    Ken tästä käy, saa kaiken toivon heittää. (lit. "Who passes here shall abandon all hope")
    Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".