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In the 1990s, a team at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island built a 50-foot-wide ring to fling muons around and began collecting data.
She’d had on-trail romances before, and Constantine, she thought, was funny and handsome enough for a rebound fling—some “trail tail,” she kids.
Whether he’s rushing into a fling or trying to escape a heartbreak, time never seems to be moving fast enough.
Softbank had an even shorter fling with Boston Dynamics than Google, and it was forced to sell the company after its investments in Uber, WeWork, and the now-dead satellite-broadband provider OneWeb tanked.
When I come home from the lessons I fling myself on the sofa, and feel as if I never wanted to get up again.
At sight of this generous enemy, this faithful friend, how could he restrain the grateful impulse to fling himself into his arms!
Honey-Bee was too proper to fling hers up also, so taking off the shoe that wouldn't stay on she threw it joyfully over her head.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
This, with contemptuous indignation, we fling back into their face, as a scorpion to a vulture.
Without uttering a word, I pick up the heavy saltcellar, and fling it violently against the French mirror.
When I told you that I would fling myself into the lake if you betrayed me, it was not the mere idle vapouring of a foolish girl.

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