fling (oneself) at (someone)

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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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fling oneself at someone

Also, fling or throw oneself at someone's head . Try openly to make someone love one. For example, She was constantly phoning him and inviting him over, really flinging herself at him, or Mom said she should stop throwing herself at his head.
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This year, trucks brought more than 160 tons of overripe tomatoes into the streets for 20,000 people to fling at one another.
But you don't need to be a multi-millionaire to enjoy a Highland wedding fling at one of Scotland's beautiful castles or stately homes.