Word:

to throw the book at

to impose the maximum fine or penalty for an offense; - usually used of judges imposing penalties for criminal acts.

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To throw away
To throw back
To throw by
To throw down
To throw down the gauntlet
To throw down the glove
To throw dust in one's eyes
To throw in
To throw in gear
To throw off
To throw on
To throw one's self down
To throw one's self on
To throw out
To throw over
To throw overboard
-- to throw the book at --
To throw up
To throw up another's heels
To throw up the sponge
To thrust away
To thrust in
To thrust off
To thrust on
To thrust one's nose into
To thrust one's self in
To thrust out
To thrust through
To thrust to
To thrust together
To tie down
To tie up
To tip off
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