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English definition of “go/send sth/sb flying”

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.Moving quicklyFalling and droppingMoving downwards
(Definition of go/send sth/sb flying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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