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English definition of “fling”

fling

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (MOVE/DO)    /flɪŋ/ (flung, flung)
to move or do something quickly and energetically: She flung her arms around his neck. The door was flung open by the wind. Sergei flung himself down on the sofa.informal Let me just fling (= quickly put) a few things into my bag, and I'll be right with you.informal They were flung (= quickly put) in prison.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of fling verb (MOVE/DO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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