fling at

fling (oneself) at (someone)

To eagerly pursue someone that one is romantically interested in. Naturally, Sean became more interested in me as soon as I stopped flinging myself at him.
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fling something at someone or something

to throw something roughly or carelessly at someone or something. Don't fling that towel at me! Don't just fling that paper at the wastebasket, hoping it will get there!
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The line-up has been announced for this year's Red Hot Highland Fling at the Northern Meeting Point in Inverness.
Bridge of Allan and Dunblane Rotary Club sold around 4,200 ducks for the annual duck race as part of the Dunblane Fling at the end of May.
THE legendary Final Fling at Teesside University has seen hundreds of students let their hair down for the 2018 instalment.
Hersey 16, Lake Zurich 15: The defending Mid-Suburban League East champion began its season with 4 home runs to advance to the semifinals of the Spring Fling at Barrington.
Maine West 8, Zion-Benton 4: The Warriors improved to 3-0 with the win in the quarterfinals of the Spring Fling at Barrington.
you and I are going to have one more fling at finding that last ticket." Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory>
A wee Highlander himself, it was only fitting that Showbusiness Reporter Gordon Barr took in the first night of New Adventures in Matthew Bourne's Highland Fling at Newcastle's Theatre Royal
If a couple have been together as long as Rachel and Adam and there's a baby on the way, there is no way a man should have any type of fling at all.
SEXUALLY experienced women are also more likely to have a casual fling at work.
The pair indulged in a 24-hour champagne-fuelled fling at the millionaire's Belgravia home.