有些人脾气暴躁，很容易发怒；有些人则相反，性情温和，不轻易发怒。但无论是哪种性格，一旦某人勃然大怒，这时就可以使用表达 throw a wobbly。
My dad threw a wobbly when he found out I had dented the car.
My son threw a wobbly when I said he couldn’t have an ice-cream.
Don’t throw a wobbly, but I think I left our passports at home.
表达 throw a game 或 throw a competition 被用来描述人们故意输掉或放弃比赛。尤其是指那些本来可以赢，但故意输掉的比赛。
The whole team were suspended for throwing the game as part of a betting scam.
The boxer threw the fight so his opponent could end his career with dignity.