fling off


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fling something off (of) something

 and fling something off
to yank or pull something off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) He flung the bedspread off the bed and dived in. He flung off the covers and dived into bed.
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TV star Kelly Brook and Julie Goodyear are among the latest cast of stars to fling off their clothes and inhibitions to appear in stage hit Calendar Girls.
But the severe economic downtown will more likely mean that club principals tighten their belts rather than fling off the buckles, and on our patch a yo-yo effect will, depressingly, continue.
It's time to fling off those dark lip and eye colours we have been steadfastly wearing all winter and go with something fresher and more natural.
The thing is, you didn't fling off your clothes in that shop.
That exercise constituted one of the most uncomfortable mornings of my life, as I tried to fling off every bit of assumption I had ever acquired, and attempted to free my billions of brain cells from patterns and experiences that were etched as deeply as with acid.
She was beaten just two lengths when third to The Last Fling off the same mark as today in the Warwickshire Gold Cup around this time last year.