flit about

flit about

to move about quickly; to dart about. A large number of hummingbirds were flitting about. Butterflies and moths flitted about among the trees and flowers.
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Boyle shot ``28 Days Later'' on digital video, which gave him the freedom to quickly flit about London in the wee small hours of the morning, block off streets and, thus, convey a frighteningly queasy sense of post-apocalyptic doom.
Many gurus flit about the land today predicting a monetary armageddon while urging the necessity for squirreling away gold and oatmeal in order to survive.
A fly fisherman, James Marden spent many hours watching insects flit about the water's surface, little knowing that his casual observations would someday provide new insight into how insects evolved wings.