Definition of 'fling'
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A DRIVER accused of crashing into a man who was flung into the air and seriously injured faced court yesterday. The Sun (2017)The other affairs were just flings but this one is different. The Sun (2008)Was this a last fling before he becomes a dad? The Sun (2008)It took a lot of heft and weight to fling them around. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Put all the energy that is going into this fling into your relationship. The Sun (2016)My husband tries to change it all by dismantling the boxes and flinging away the hairy pillow. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This was to be one final fling before settling down to married life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is spending his last days in office flinging aside his last rags of honour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The problem is that we had a short fling a while ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The chair is flung to an awkward angle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The fling lasted five months before she called time after reportedly telling him she felt guilty. The Sun (2014)It all flew off as you flung the dough around a bit too much. The Sun (2014)Here is a reminder of her relationships and rumoured flings. The Sun (2015)The defender flung himself full length to meet a cross and somehow headed it straight at his own keeper. The Sun (2008)But before he went he just had time for a final fling with a college student and her pal. The Sun (2009)His body was flung more than 100 yards from his car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Finally, the lifeless body was flung over the edge of the pyramid where it was rolled back down the steps. Cultural Anthropology (1995) Suddenly her door flings open. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was having flings with two men - while her husband bugged her phone conversations and obsessively spied on her emails and texts. The Sun (2009)Perfect for a Highland fling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I crept to the door, suddenly flung it open, then slammed it shut again. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
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Translations for 'fling'
British English: fling /flɪŋ/ VERB
If you fling something or someone somewhere, you throw them there suddenly, using a lot of force.
Peter flung his shoes into the corner.
- American English: fling
- Arabic: يَطْرَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: arremessar
- Chinese: 猛冲
- Croatian: baciti
- Czech: mrštit
- Danish: kaste
- Dutch: smijten
- European Spanish: lanzar violentamente
- Finnish: heittää singota
- French: jeter lancer
- German: schleudern
- Greek: εκσφενδονίζω
- Italian: lanciare
- Japanese: 投げ飛ばす
- Korean: 던지다
- Norwegian: slynge
- Polish: rzucić
- European Portuguese: arremessar
- Romanian: a arunca
- Russian: швырнуть
- Spanish: lanzar
- Swedish: kasta
- Thai: ขว้าง
- Turkish: savurmak
- Ukrainian: жбурляти
- Vietnamese: quăng
British English: fling NOUN
If two people have a fling, they have a brief sexual relationship.
She claims she had a brief fling with him 30 years ago.
Definition of fling from the Collins English Dictionary
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