Значение идиомы throw

[throw] or [feed one to the wolves] {v. phr.} 1. To turn someoneinto a scapegoat.

In order to explain the situation to the media, the governor blamed the mayor and threw him to the wolves.

2. To sendinto danger without protection.

Mary was very shy. Her friends didnot come to speak before the club in her place. They threw her to thewolves.

The boys on the football team were so small that when theyplayed a good team they were thrown to the wolves.

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