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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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All the bad inner voices- consolidated by my bullies in school- told me to go jump from my window, or fling myself at a metro, or throw myself into the Danube.' She went on to share that it took her a lot of strength, friendship, therapy, and medication to keep herself warm during the long harsh winter.
At about 3am on March 5, 2009, I took a break from climbing the walls of my labour ward cell to fling myself at the window and wail at the night sky.
Grenada, where Brand went in 1983 to "fling myself at the hope that the world could be upturned" (Bread Out of Stone, 1994), comes to mind.