fling back

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w>fling back

vt sep one’s headzurückwerfen; dooraufwerfen
References in classic literature ?
She let Denis Eady lead out the horse, climb into the cutter and fling back the bearskin to make room for her at his side; then, with a swift motion of flight, she turned about and darted up the slope toward the front of the church.
They wake every day and fling back the curtains to reveal the early morning autumn sun gently warming the rolling Sussex Downs.
Mark gets more insistent, asking me to get up, and I fling back the covers with angry impatience.