Due to the formality of his sister’s wedding, Fred decided to get rid of or jettison his favorite purple tennis shoes and wear his shiny dress shoes instead. Likewise, Fred jettisoned or discarded his plan of bringing along his spiky-haired, loud, and rather beastly girlfriend. Fred decided to jettison or cast aside his views against marriage as well for his sister’s special day.
Quiz: What is an example of jettisoning something?
- Finn flies his kite at the beach for many hours one summer day.
- Devin deletes his entire essay when he thinks of a better idea.
- Tina tugs at her ear to signal her love for her parents.