To fling something is to throw it.
- Don’t fling that at me!
- Horatio knows how to fling a frisbee.
- A student flung a book out the window. (The past tense of "fling" if "flung." )
- He got in trouble for flinging stuff out the window.
- Someone in the car ahead of us flung some garbage onto the highway.
- It’s against the law to fling garbage from your car.
- If you fling a boomerang properly it will come back to you.
- Fling it!
- Fling it with your wrist.
When the word "fling" is a noun, it refers to a short relationship or a short-term commitment:
- Darrel had a fling with a girl who lives down the street.
- Hannah’s interest in astronomy was just a fling. She lost interest in a few months.
- Todd denied having a fling with a coworker, but his wife didn’t believe him.
- Their relationship had no meaning. It was just a fling.
- Sarah’s quick fling with bitcoin resulted in a loss of thousands of dollars.
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Published on March 6, 2018