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Sometimes it’s cheaper to fly.
I flew from London to Amsterdam to meet the other members of the group.
We flew into Heathrow on Monday evening.
They flew her home for urgent medical treatment.
Helicopters are helping to fly out survivors.
He had always wanted to learn to fly.
My grandfather flew bombers during the war.
a pilot who flew over 100 missions
I’m flying British Airways this time.
Not all insects can fly.
A huge eagle came flying past.
White gulls flew over our heads.
A bullet flew past his head.
Pieces of glass and concrete were flying in all directions.
Some of the buildings were flying the French flag.
Every American school has a national flag flying outside it.
Six months flew by, and it was time to come home again.
The weekend with her family seemed to fly past.
The fire was so suspicious that rumours started flying almost immediately.
There are a lot of wild theories flying around.
Thousands flew the country when he came to power.
Flying in the face of public opinion, the local authority has approved the demolition of the old theatre.
The technology sector has been flying high for months.
He stopped, turned and flew into a rage, kicking a nearby chair.
He flies off the handle every time the mail is late.
The teacher really let fly at Jeff.
Steve came crashing into me and sent me flying.
This is the British English definition of fly. View American English definition of fly.
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