Just throw out that pen if it doesn't write anymore.
They decided to throw out the idea because it would have been too expensive.
1999 February 25, PoeticCell [username], “Re: Eminem is the white Redman”, in rec.music.hip-hop, Usenet:
I picked up Eminem and I liked it. He pretty much threw out today's standardized thug/club/dance and stack paper philosophy that a jabillion other rappers have already adapted.
2012 May 27, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992)”, in The Onion AV Club:
The episode also opens with an inspired bit of business for Homer, who blithely refuses to acquiesce to an elderly neighbor’s utterly reasonable request that he help make the process of selling her house easier by wearing pants when he gallivants about in front of windows, throw out his impressive collection of rotting Jack-O-Lanterns from previous Halloweens and take out his garbage, as it’s attracting wildlife (cue moose and Northern Exposure theme song).