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fling

verb [T]  /flɪŋ/ ( past tense and past participle flung  /flʌŋ/) us  

fling verb [T] (THROW)

to throw or move something suddenly and with force: I rushed right up to him and flung my arms around his neck and hugged him. She flung open the door and greeted us warmly.

fling

noun [C usually sing]  /flɪŋ/ infml us  

fling noun [C usually sing] (PERIOD)

a short period of doing enjoyable things that you usually do not do
Translations of “fling”
in Spanish arrojar, lanzar, arrojarse…
in Arabic يَقْذِف, يُلْقي…
in Korean 내팽개치다…
in Portuguese jogar, lançar, arrojar…
in French lancer, se précipiter…
in German schleudern, stürzen…
in Catalan llançar, tirar…
in Japanese ~を投げつける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扔, 猛扔,猛投,猛掷…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扔, 猛扔,猛投,猛擲…
in Italian scagliare, gettare…
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