In addition to the idioms beginning with fly or flying
, also see
- get off the ground (to a flying start)
- go fly a kite
- let fly
- make the dust fly
- not hurt a fly
- on the fly
- send flying
- when pigs fly
- with flying colors
. Also see under fliesflight.
Words nearby fly, flying
How to use fly, flying in a sentence
That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.
The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.
Andrew still plans to fly to Davos in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum on January 21, representing the British government.
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
I've seen just enough of flying fishes to hanker after Mandalay, just enough of Spaniards to long for a sight of Spain.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd