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Not all insects can fly.
A huge eagle came flying past.
White gulls flew over our heads.
Sometimes it’s cheaper to fly.
I flew from Miami to New York to meet the other members of the group.
We flew into O’Hare on Monday evening.
He had always wanted to learn to fly.
My grandfather flew bombers during the war.
a pilot who flew over 100 missions
They flew her home for urgent medical treatment.
Helicopters are helping to fly out survivors.
I’m flying United this time.
A bullet flew past his head.
Pieces of glass and concrete were flying in all directions.
Six months flew by, and it was time to come home again.
The weekend with her family seemed to fly past.
Some of the buildings were flying the Canadian flag.
Every American school has the Stars and Stripes flying outside.
The fire was so suspicious that rumors 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 city council has approved the demolition of the old theater.
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.
One of the teachers really let fly at Jeff.
Steve came crashing into me and sent me flying.
This is the American English definition of fly. View British English definition of fly.