fling away(redirected from flung something away)
1. To toss someone or something out of one's path. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fling" and "away." Dad flung my toys away and scolded me for not cleaning up like he'd asked me to.
2. To discard or reject someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fling" and "away." Did you really put these drawings in the trash? Sheesh, it's like you're trying to fling away my childhood! I know she drives you nuts, but she's your mother—you'll never be able to fling her away.
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fling someone or something away
to throw or sling someone or something away or out of the way. You can't just fling me away! I am your eldest son! You can't just fling away the things you don't want!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.