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 Meanings and Examples of FLING
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fling
 v.  throw with force or recklessness; throw or cast away; move in an abrupt
Classic Sentence: (68 in 5 pages)
1  The sea is the inexorable social night into which the penal laws fling their condemned.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—BILLOWS AND SHADOWS
2  The sort of affirmations which he seemed to fling out before him at random came like hiccoughs, and to each he added the gesture of a wood-cutter who is splitting wood.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
3  He saw that black form standing out in relief against the white pavement, illuminated by the moon; to advance was to fall into this man's hands; to retreat was to fling himself into Javert's arms.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
4  Put everything on it, fling everything there, stick it all in.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV—AN ATTEMPT TO CONSOLE THE WIDOW HUCHELOUP
5  Thenardier intuitively felt that Javert was still there; the man spied upon has a scent which never deceives him; it was necessary to fling a bone to that sleuth-hound.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—MARIUS PRODUCES ON SOME ONE WHO IS A JUDGE OF ...
6  A score of times he had been tempted to fling himself upon Jean Valjean, to seize him and devour him, that is to say, to arrest him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
7  She stammered all pale, yet flushed, she wanted to fling herself into Marius' arms, and dared not.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—MADEMOISELLE GILLENORMAND ENDS BY NO LONGER TH...
8  This convict was on his way to fling the body into the river.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
9  She would take this handkerchief and fling it in his face and show him the door and never, never speak to him again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  His impersonal courtesy toward her that had begun during her convalescence continued and he did not fling softly drawled barbs at her or sting her with sarcasm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
11  I rejoice in my spine, as in the firm audacious staff of that flag which I fling half out to the world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
12  Now and then in his frenzy he would fling himself against the walls of the place, beating his hands upon them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 16
13  Stung to madness, he vainly hoped, as many another has done, to fling the whole thing from his heart by one desperate effort.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  Back on the heart the weight which it would fling.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
15  The Roumanians were wild, and wanted me right or wrong to take out the box and fling it in the river.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  Here fling this meat to the dogs in the yard.
2  Don't fling your clothes about on the chair; hang them up.
3  The athlete will have one final fling before retirement.
4  It's good to fling off heavy clothing now that spring is here.
5  This news made him angry and fling his dish against the wall.
6  Our new neighbor is always flinging his money around , with his color television and his new car every year.
7  She sat silently, flinging the odd word into the conversation from time to time.