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English definition of “fling”

fling

verb
 
 
/flɪŋ/ (past tense and past participle flung)
fling sth around/across/down, etc to throw or move something suddenly and with a lot of force: She flung her arms around his neck. He flung himself down on the sofa.Throwing
(Definition of fling verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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