fling aside

fling someone or something aside

to toss or sling someone or something aside or out of the way. She flung aside the covers and leaped out of bed. She flung the covers aside.
See also: aside, fling
References in classic literature ?
And slight, withal, may be the things that bring Back on the heart the weight which it would fling Aside forever; it may be a sound, A flower, the wind, the ocean, which shall wound,-- Striking the electric chain wherewith we're darkly bound.
The truth seems to be, however, that when he casts his leaves forth upon the wind, the author addresses, not the many who will fling aside his volume, or never take it up, but the few who will understand him better than most of his schoolmates or lifemates.
Instead, I settle into my cosy tipi-style tent - so toasty that at some point, I have to fling aside my blankets in a sweat.