An act of flying.
Fly, my lord! The enemy are upon us!
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
two-winged insects characterized by active flight
tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flapnoun
flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
fly, fly frontnoun
an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fly, fly ballnoun
(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, pilotverb
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, vanishverb
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 flightverb
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, vaporizeverb
decrease rapidly and disappear
"the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
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Be bold and fly toward the unknown. Discover a road that was never known.
A thought has no specific language; however, it can fly and land, upon whichever mind and language.
I didn’t feel supported when I was going into graphic detail about my abuse which is clearly. … The agent just kept diminishing my abuse and telling me that he didn’t really feel like it was that big of a deal and maybe I should drop the case, and when it was convenient for the FBI agent, he flew into Boston even though I requested to have my original interview be with my mom there. When it was convenient for him and he wanted to convince me to take Nassar’s plea deal or pressured me to take Nassar’s plea deal, that was appropriate for him. He felt worth his time to fly to Boston. It was just not a good experience.
Tell someone she can fly and she'll spend her entire life creating ways to acquire wings.
Pretty does not work in a drawing. That is for photography. Strong features, long lines, and a sense of self all inform the drawing and make it fly.
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