I found in the novel 'The Ladykiller' by Martina Cole the following:
'His mother's fist hit him in the back of his head and sent him careering into the room.'
What is the meaning of the phrase 'send somebody/something careering'?Is this phrase an idiom?
I found in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English the following:
send somebody/something flying/sprawling/reeling etc = to make someone or something move quickly through the air or across something. For eg. The explosion sent glass flying everywhere.
Do the phrases 'send somebody/something careering ' and 'send sb/sth flying/sprawling/reeling etc' have the same meaning?
Is there any dictionary that mentions all the words which can be used in the phrase 'send somebody/something ...ing'?