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They used slings of rope to lower us from one strong set of arms to another. Anti-Ice (1993)Our photo shows the brute strolling down a street near the college with a holdall slung over his shoulder. The Sun (2013)Wear over one shoulder, not slung across the body. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We were slung on the back of a pick-up and withdrew to the city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some had their arms in improvised slings... some were bandaged with towels or strips of shirt. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Trousers are slung round the hips, and in some cases much lower. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of us climbed up it, although many had to be hauled up in slings or chairs. The Sun (2012)A cloth bag was slung from her shoulder. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)I turned up at the school yard with my hippie backpack slung over one shoulder feeling pretty cool. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The strands of the red threaded shawl slung over her chair projecting perhaps hope, or is she abandoning vanity? Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the raucous mob that often passed for an audience threw beer cans at him, he just slung them back. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)
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British English: sling /slɪŋ/ NOUN
A sling is an object made of ropes, straps, or cloth that is used for carrying things.
Most babies love to be carried in a baby sling.
- American English: sling
- Arabic: حَمَّالَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: alça
- Chinese: 背带
- Croatian: povoj
- Czech: závěs k nošení břemen
- Danish: slynge
- Dutch: draagband
- European Spanish: cabestrillo
- Finnish: kantoside
- French: écharpe médical
- German: Schlinge
- Greek: σφεντόνα
- Italian: fascia
- Japanese: 吊り包帯
- Korean: 삼각건
- Norwegian: slynge
- Polish: proca
- European Portuguese: alça
- Romanian: port-bebe
- Russian: петля
- Spanish: cabestrillo
- Swedish: mitella
- Thai: ห่วงเชือก สายหนัง หรือโซ่สำหรับดึงรั้งของ
- Turkish: kol askısı sağlık
- Ukrainian: перев'яз
- Vietnamese: băng đeo vào cổ
British English: sling VERB
If you sling something somewhere, you throw it there carelessly.
She was recently seen slinging her handbag at him.
Definition of sling from the Collins English Dictionary
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