threw » through
Spotted in the wild:
- Although engineering school through him for a loop, van de Walle found that he excelled as a graphic artist. (Space.com, Mar. 11, 2004)
- “Who book?” means whose book and at first it through me for a loop, until I saw the kid holding a book. (Language Hat comment, Sep. 13, 2004)
- The first surgery back in 1984, however, through Bay for a loop for quite awhile, especially given the fact that he is an artist. (Main Street Newspapers, Nov. 24, 2004)
Possibly influenced by the image of going through a loop.