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fling

  
      vt     ( flung    pt, pp  ) jeter, lancer  
→ Peter flung his shoes into the corner        
He flung the dictionary onto the floor.      Il a jeté le dictionnaire par terre.  
to fling o.s. to the floor      se jeter à terre  
→ He flung himself to the floor.        
to fling one's arms round sb      se jeter au cou de qn  
→ The woman flung her arms around him and kissed him ...        
      n  
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   (=love affair)   brève liaison    f  , passade    f     
→ She claims she had a brief fling with him 30 years ago.        
   a last fling, a final fling      (=last bit of fun)   une dernière folie  
→ if this is to be his last fling as Scotland manager,        
→ ... that last fling before you finally give up and take up a job        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

flying, flaming, fluting, flint

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
vt.
jeter ; lancer
(flung pt, pp) He flung the dictionary onto the floor. fling o.s. to the floor: se jeter à terre → He flung himself to the floor.
n.
aventure ; folie
v.
jeter
v.
mettre à la porte
v.
débarrasser (vt.) ; partir brusquement (vi.)
v.
jeter par terre
v.
ouvrir grand
v.
renvoyer
v.
ouvrir brusquement
v.
jeter
v.
gaspiller
exp.
se jeter à terre
exp.
se jeter au cou de qn
exp.
une dernière folie
exp.
une dernière folie
adv.
il faut bien que jeunesse se passe
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'fling' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
nf.
fling
[Fam.]
exp.
to fling to the ground
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