Meaning of “go/send sth/sb flying” in the English Dictionary

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"go/send sth/sb flying" in British English

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go/send sth/sb flying

informal

to fall, or to cause something or someone to fall or move through the air, suddenly and by accident:

I tripped going up the stairs and I/my books went flying.

(Definition of “go/send sth/sb flying” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)