Examples from the Web for high-flying
For a high-flying financier gone bad, faking your own death is a tempting escape from legal woes.First Rule of the Fake Dead Bankers Club: Stay Gone|Daniel Gross|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The once high-flying company, which saw sales fall sharply in 2009, is finding it difficult to mimic its early-stage growth.
Not from high-flying trading or investment banking, but from a boring, stodgy business: lending money to homeowners.JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, and Homeowners Profit With Help From the Fed|Matthew Zeitlin|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the plan misfired, and when Laura found herself on her own at college, her high-flying life went into a nosedive.Laura Johnson, London’s Poor Little Rich Rioter, Awaits Sentencing|Peter Popham|April 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After his high-flying student years at Karachi University, he worked for the Far Eastern Economic Review in Hong Kong.
Well, all I remember thinking is that the high-flying June bug would get away, or that some other scientist would capture him.The Motor Boys Over the Ocean|Clarence Young
The tumbling habit was gradually bred out of the high-flying birds, and after a time many of them did not tumble at all.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson
Toward dawn, the birds began, high-flying parrots and then the garden orioles.When the Owl Cries|Paul Bartlett
You know very well, the great business of the high-flying Whigs, at this juncture, is to endeavour a repeal of the test clause.The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII|Jonathan Swift
And some few are so honest that they pass by as harmlessly as a wedge of high-flying wild duck.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4|Charles Dudley Warner