flick away

phr verb
Flick away is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cigarette

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • flick — I. /flɪk / (say flik) noun 1. a sudden light blow or stroke, as with a whip or the finger. 2. the sound thus made. 3. something thrown off with or as with a jerk: a flick of spray. 4. Boxing a punch with a part open glove, which usually scores no …   Australian English dictionary

  • flick — flick1 /flik/, n. 1. a sudden light blow or tap, as with a whip or the finger: She gave the horse a flick with her riding crop. 2. the sound made by such a blow or tap. 3. a light and rapid movement: a flick of the wrist. 4. something thrown off… …   Universalium

  • flick — I [[t]flɪk[/t]] n. 1) a sudden light blow or tap, as with a whip or the finger 2) the sound made by such a blow or tap 3) a light and rapid movement: a flick of the wrist[/ex] 4) to strike with a sudden light, smart stroke 5) to remove with such… …   From formal English to slang

  • flick — [[t]flɪ̱k[/t]] flicks, flicking, flicked 1) V ERG If something flicks in a particular direction, or if someone flicks it, it moves with a short, sudden movement. [V prep/adv] His tongue flicked across his lips... [V prep/adv] The man s gun… …   English dictionary

  • flick — 1 verb 1 (T) to make something move away by hitting or pushing it suddenly or quickly, especially with your thumb and finger : flick sth from/off etc: Papa flicked the ash from his cigar. | flick sth away/off etc: I flicked away the dandruff from …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flick — flick1 [flık] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: From the sound of a light blow] 1.) [T usually + adverb/preposition] to make something move away by hitting or pushing it suddenly or quickly, especially with your thumb and finger ▪ Papa flicked the ash… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flick — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ quick ▪ deft VERB + FLICK ▪ give (sth) ▪ The fish gave a quick flick of its tail. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • flick — n. & v. n. 1 a a light, sharp, quickly retracted blow with a whip etc. b the sudden release of a bent finger or thumb, esp. to propel a small object. 2 a sudden movement or jerk. 3 a quick turn of the wrist in playing games, esp. in throwing or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flick of the Wrist — Для улучшения этой статьи желательно?: Найти и оформить в виде сносок ссылки на авторитетные источники, подтверждающие написанное …   Википедия

  • flick — flɪk n. tap, light slap; light sharp sound; quick movement (as of the fingers); film, movie, motion picture (Slang) v. hit lightly; slap lightly; remove by quickly brushing away; make a quick movement of the fingers …   English contemporary dictionary

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