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Pronunciation of Flinging: Learn how to pronounce Flinging in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word fling:

verb (past and past participle flung /flʌŋ/)
[with object and adverbial of direction]
throw or hurl forcefully:
he picked up the debris and flung it away
she flung herself down on his bed
I was flung into jail
move or push (something) suddenly or violently:
he flung back the bedclothes
[with object and complement]:
Jennifer flung open a door
(fling oneself into) start or engage in (an activity or enterprise) with great energy and enthusiasm:
he flung himself into his athletics
[no object, with adverbial of direction] go quickly and angrily:
Lisa had flung out of the house without so much as a glance at him
1a short period of enjoyment or wild behaviour:
one final fling before a tranquil retirement
a short, spontaneous sexual relationship:
I had a fling with someone when I was at college
2short for Highland fling.


Middle English (in the sense ‘go violently’): perhaps related to Old Norse flengja ‘flog’. The main verb sense is based on an earlier sense ‘reckless movement of the body’ and dates from the early 19th century