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    #1

    fling dirt at somebody

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Donít fling dirt at him because you donít like him; he is really a very admirable fellow.

    cast/fling/throw dirt at somebody = blacken someone

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    V

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    Re: fling dirt at somebody

    Correct.

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