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  • fling off — verb write quickly She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper He scratched off a thank you note to the hostess • Syn: ↑dash off, ↑scratch off, ↑knock off, ↑toss off • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fling off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms fling off : present tense I/you/we/they fling off he/she/it flings off present participle flinging off past tense flung off past participle flung off if you fling off your clothes, you take them off quickly …   English dictionary

  • fling off — phr verb Fling off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cover …   Collocations dictionary

  • fling off — Synonyms and related words: articulate, breathe, cast off, chime, chorus, come out with, communicate, convey, deliver, disclose, dispel, do away with, eliminate, emit, enunciate, express, exterminate, fling out, flounce out, formulate, get rid of …   Moby Thesaurus

  • To fling off — Fling Fling (fl[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flung} (fl[u^]ng); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flinging}.] [OE. flingen, flengen, to rush, hurl; cf. Icel. flengia to whip, ride furiously, OSw. flenga to strike, Sw. fl[ a]nga to romp, Dan. flenge to slash.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fling — (fl[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flung} (fl[u^]ng); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flinging}.] [OE. flingen, flengen, to rush, hurl; cf. Icel. flengia to whip, ride furiously, OSw. flenga to strike, Sw. fl[ a]nga to romp, Dan. flenge to slash.] 1. To cast,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fling — fling1 [flıŋ] v past tense and past participle flung [flʌŋ] [T always + adverb/preposition] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw something)¦ 2¦(move something)¦ 3¦(push somebody)¦ 4¦(move your body)¦ 5¦(say something)¦ 6 fling something open 7 fling somebody in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fling — fling1 [ flıŋ ] (past tense and past participle flung [ flʌŋ ] ) verb transitive * 1. ) to throw something carelessly or with a lot of force: fling something over/across/onto etc.: She flung a book across the room at me. His coat had been flung… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fling — I UK [flɪŋ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms fling : present tense I/you/we/they fling he/she/it flings present participle flinging past tense flung UK [flʌŋ] / US past participle flung * 1) to throw something carelessly or with a lot of force… …   English dictionary

  • fling — ► VERB (past and past part. flung) 1) throw forcefully; hurl. 2) (fling oneself into) wholeheartedly engage in (an activity or enterprise). 3) move with speed: he flung away to his study. 4) (fling on/off) put on or take off (clothes) carelessly… …   English terms dictionary


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