The film is at its best with some throwaway lines.
Later, a spokesman took it back: No, he said, that was just a throwaway line.
"You are welcome," he said, and it was not a throwaway line.
Cambridge University played down the comment as a "throwaway line".
It had sounded like a throwaway line then: You'll be absolutely on your own.
"Has anyone at Defense studied this or is that just a throwaway line?"
It was just an aside, really, a throwaway line at the end of an interview after a long practice.
And then he'd remembered a throwaway line in one of the previous day's conversations.
There's a throwaway line in his post that I really enjoyed.
Provocative headline based on a throwaway line most of the way through the article.