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go fly a kite

Also, go chase yourself or climb a tree or jump in the lake or sit on a tack or soak your head . Go away and stop bothering me, as in Quit it, go fly a kite, or Go jump in the lake. All of these somewhat impolite colloquial imperatives date from the first half of the 1900s and use go as described under go and.
See also: fly, kite

go fly a kite

Get lost! Kite flying is an activity that is done far less now than in previous centuries. Accordingly, “go fly a kite!” is heard far less than “get lost!” “take a hike!” and “get your ass out of here!” (or something stronger).
See also: fly, kite
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Greatly alarmed, he tried to climb a tree, but the Fortune pulled him down and bestowed itself upon him with cruel persistence.
The Lieutenant-General said, 'If I had the Rocky Mountain Rangers here, we would make those creatures climb a tree.
You needn't worry, Bungle," remarked the Patchwork Girl; "for if there is danger you can climb a tree.
He was praying--raising his voice in thanksgiving at our deliverance--and had just completed a sort of paeon of gratitude that the thing couldn't climb a tree when without warning it reared up beneath him on its enormous tail and hind feet, and reached those fearfully armed paws quite to the branch upon which he crouched.
She could climb a tree to rob the nests of the feathered songsters of their speckled spoils.
A serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree.
Alleyne was still looking up at him, when a woman came rushing from the open door of the inn, and made as though she would climb a tree, looking back the while with a laughing face.
Sometimes he smiled, and it was good to see; but when he straightened him- self up like a liberty-pole, and the lightning begun to flicker out from under his eyebrows, you wanted to climb a tree first, and find out what the matter was afterwards.
You can get ten to join a game, or climb a tree, or swim a stream, when there's a chance of breaking their limbs or getting drowned, for one who'll stay on level ground, or in his depth, or play quoits or bowls.
This inspired the trust to source the nation's best place to climb a tree, and we're delighted that Wallington's Nootka tree has been chosen.
To climb a tree, a snake | makes the scales on its underside stick out and catch on the rough parts of the bark.
If you're climbing unsupervised, do not climb a tree that shows any signs of wear or weakness.
We couldn't walk upright and climb a tree like a chimpanzee.
The result was a stand that was comfortable to sit in for long periods of time and a stand that could be used to climb a tree quickly and easily that was quiet and sturdy.