fling off (of) (someone or something)

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fling off

To quickly push or pull something off of oneself. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fling" and "off." Ugh, once Mom came in, yelling that I had to get up, I had no choice but to fling the blankets off and finally get out of bed. As usual, Holly immediately started complaining about how hot it was in the house and flung off her sweater
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fling off (of) (someone or something)

To pull or jerk something off of someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fling" and "off." With a squeal, she flung off the fly that had landed on her arm. I pulled the blankets up over my head, but Mom just flung them off of me, yelling that it was time to get up.
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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.
See also: fling, off
References in classic literature ?
If she hadn't time to dress, she merely flung off her apron and shot out of the kitchen door.
She flung off her high heels on stage and popped her feet up on the sofa because she had blisters.
She flung off her fur coat to reveal a black lace Burberry Prorsum negligee-style number over a pair of big pants.
Some claimed Mr Khan's daughter in the show caused the most offence when she flung off her hijab.
Pint-sized actress Jo Joyner, who plays Max's downtrodden wife Tanya Branning in the soap, flung off her stilettos to join her on-screen hubby, grinding down to the floor to Salt-NPepa's Push It.
"I may be queen of the queens, but this hurts my bloody head" - Dame Elizabeth Taylor, (pictured) who flung off her diamond tiara during a visit to a gay nightclub in Beverlv Hills.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who flung off her diamond tiara during a visit to a gay nightclub in Beverly Hills
COMIC Jo Brand last night flung off her shoes as she became the third star to be kicked off Celebrity Fame Academy.
Some claimed Mr Khan's daughter in the show, Alia, played by Bhavna Limbachia, caused the most offence when she flung off her hijab, a head scarf, and slammed shut a copy of the religious book the Quran.