two-winged insects characterized by active flight
tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flap(noun)
flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
fly, fly front(noun)
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fly, fly ball(noun)
(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
travel through the air; be airborne
"Man cannot fly"
move quickly or suddenly
"He flew about the place"
fly, aviate, pilot(verb)
operate an airplane
"The pilot flew to Cuba"
transport by aeroplane
"We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
cause to fly or float
"fly a kite"
be dispersed or disseminated
"Rumors and accusations are flying"
change quickly from one emotional state to another
"fly into a rage"
fly, fell, vanish(verb)
pass away rapidly
"Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
travel in an airplane
"she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
display in the air or cause to float
"fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."
flee, fly, take flight(verb)
run away quickly
"He threw down his gun and fled"
travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
"Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
hit a fly
vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
Well dressed, smart in appearance.
He's pretty fly for a white guy.
A strip of material hiding the zipper, buttons etc. at the front of a pair of trousers, pants, or underpants.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst
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How to use fly in a sentence?
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love replused - but it returneth
Now we have a chance to pay it forward, demonstrating for future robotic and even crewed missions the benefits of having a partner nearby that can provide a different perspective – one from the sky, we are going to take this opportunity and run with it – and fly with it.
You can precisely handle the fly without any anesthesia that means it can actually give you a clean brain to study.
Don’t spend your life just crawling. Recognize the wings God has gifted you and learn to fly.
I think it’s clear that this is not the case of a company that forgot to register, or didn’t know that they had to register, fusion GPS purposely, and quite deliberately, chose not to register so that their activity would fly under the radar, leading people to see the result of their work as organic and real, pushing a noble vision of truth, instead of what it actually is –smear campaigns in return for large enough retainers.
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