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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)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)My husband tries to change it all by dismantling the boxes and flinging away the hairy pillow. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is spending his last days in office flinging aside his last rags of honour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The chair is flung to an awkward angle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It all flew off as you flung the dough around a bit too much. The Sun (2014)The defender flung himself full length to meet a cross and somehow headed it straight at his own keeper. The Sun (2008) Suddenly her door flings open. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perfect for a Highland fling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I crept to the door, suddenly flung it open, then slammed it shut again. Edward Beauclerk Maurice 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.
  • American English: fling
  • Brazilian Portuguese: caso
  • Chinese: 短暂的风流韵事
  • European Spanish: aventura
  • French: brève liaison
  • German: Affäre
  • Italian: avventura
  • Japanese: 浮気
  • Korean: 육체관계
  • European Portuguese: caso
  • Spanish: aventura

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