final fling

final fling

Fig. the last act or period of enjoyment before a change in one's circumstances or lifestyle. You might as well have a final fling before the baby's born. Mary's going out with her girlfriends for a final fling. She's getting married next week.
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Bruna Silva, president of Teesside University Students' Union (TUSU), said: "The final fling is, rightly, a legendary event for students and non-students alike which just keeps getting bigger and better each year we stage it.
A final fling, a majestic cap Forged from the fruits of your milky sap; Not deserving of shallow praise, or hearts to bleed Dismissed by many as mere weed, Whilst my glad gaze stops and rests in awe At the beauteous sight that is before, Other jaundiced eye could never scan the field And see the treasures that each may yield, Blowing time on the season's sad whistle The glorious and unheralded purple thistle.
THROWS: THE FINAL FLING SABRINA FORTUNE'S double record-breaking performance at the Final Fling throws meeting in Wrexham at the weekend saw her climb the Welsh rankings.
Bonas had previously admitted to dating Hayler before he started his relationship with Price, but she recently heard rumours that the pair had a final fling just a few days before their beach wedding.
George Hallard's first-half strike was wiped out by Andy Tomlin's free-kick but Tommy Williams headed them back in front and although HRI sub Josh Willoughby joined dad Andy for the final fling they couldn't save the day.
Summary: Los Angeles: David Beckham has targeted one final fling in the European Champions League before .
The former world player of the year denied several times before and after what was supposedly his farewell professional game for the Barbarians against Wales earlier this month that he would be having a final fling in the Far East.
It's been a monthly staple over the cooler months but now it's time for the Sandance final fling of the season.
The Final Fling boat careered into the course at Loch Lomond, Dunbartonshire, after hitting rocks.
Final Fling, a Cal-bred daughter of Bertrando, closed strongly in the stretch to win the $100,000 Santa Ysabel for 3-year-old fillies by 11/4 lengths over Grace Anatomy.
Kate Westbrook's The Moneypenny Diaries - The Final Fling, the third novel in series following the affairs and adventures of 007's right-hand woman, will be published by John Murray in hardback in May.
Former Wales and Lions centre Allan Bateman is all set for one last week of sleepless nights ahead of an intimidating final fling at the Millennium Stadium next weekend.
There is great pressure on Portugal in what is likely to be the final fling of the so-called 'golden generation'.
YOU can have a final fling for free at Haydock Park for the last meeting of the year on Monday, December 29.
SUMMER returned for a final fling yesterday - and temperatures are set to soar to 80F in places today.