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This could be a throwaway prop or it may be nodding at Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, which gave Disney the rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters.
EVERY SINGLE DETAIL OF THE SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME TRAILER, EXPLAINEDELIANA DOCKTERMANAUGUST 24, 2021TIME
While the company has partnered with numerous small business micro-influencers, this isn’t a throwaway campaign — it even features baseball player Alex Rodriguez.
TRAFFIC AND RANKINGS DON’T MEAN A THING UNLESS THEY HELP YOU CONVERT; TUESDAY’S DAILY BRIEFGEORGE NGUYENAUGUST 17, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
A disposable milk bottle that can automatically sense when its contents is spoiling is clearly out of reach, as is a throwaway wound dressing that can monitor moisture levels to ensure proper healing.
ARM’S NEW FLEXIBLE PLASTIC CHIP COULD ENABLE AN ‘INTERNET OF EVERYTHING’EDD GENTJULY 26, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The habit of using disposable items on a regular basis primarily came out of the 1950s when “throwaway living” was advertised as a more convenient alternative than completing household chores like washing dishes.
THESE BUSINESSES ARE SAVING THOUSANDS BY REPLACING SINGLE-USE PLASTICCLARISA DIAZJULY 21, 2021QUARTZ
Moviegoers were so familiar with the position of the town that it was a throwaway line in the 1940 film The Philadelphia Story.
HOW ONE SMALL MARYLAND TOWN BECAME THE MARRIAGE CAPITAL OF THE EAST COAST IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURYMELISSA AUGUSTFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
Milwaukee’s counter was to go all-in by accumulating its minor assets — throwaway contracts, bench players and future draft picks — to land Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic.
THE BUCKS BUNGLED FREE AGENCY. NOW THEY WAIT FOR GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO TO DECIDE.BEN GOLLIVERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s just a throwaway detail, sure, but anyone who shares this tic is definitely my kind of person.
THE INSPIRATION FOR MAISIE DOBBS? JACQUELINE WINSPEAR’S MEMOIR OFFERS CHARMING CLUESZOFIA SMARDZNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The latest message was from a throwaway email address from one of the new Brazilian anonymizers.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
The mainland lay not more than a short stone's throwaway, but between it and the island the water ran as swift as a mill race.
THE GAUNT GRAY WOLFDILLON WALLACE
But in the straight on the run home when all were in close order the dark horse Throwaway drew level, reached, outstripped her.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THROWAWAY

  • Band-Aid
  • alternative
  • expedient
  • hit-or-miss
  • make-do
  • provisional
  • quick-and-dirty
  • slapdash
  • stopgap
  • substitute
  • temp
  • throwaway
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