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fly out

 (of something)
1. Lit. to leave a place by air. We are going to fly out of Manaus on a charter. We flew out on time.
2. Fig. to leave a place quickly. We flew out of there as fast as we could, She opened the door and flew out.
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fly out

v.
1. To move through the air, leaving some location: The birds flew out of their nest. Yesterday we flew out of London and arrived in New York. The pilot flew the soldiers out quickly.
2. To operate aircraft using some place as a central landing area: This new airline flies out of Boston and already has 20 destination cities.
3. Baseball To be called out by hitting a fly ball that is caught by the other team: The batter swung at the first pitch and flied out.
See also: fly, out
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Brown then induced two fly outs to end the sixth, and allowed one hit but otherwise got through the seventh without trouble.
Richardson and Eric Charles were both hit by a pitch from reliever Victor Acosta to start the bottom of the 10th, but then Acosta got back-to-back fly outs before Murphy got the game-winning double.
The Capitales added single runs in the fourth and fifth innings, respectively against Mike Gedman on RBI fly outs by Wagner and Boucher.
That took away any chance for a home run, and caused some balls that would normally have been easy fly outs to be doubles.
To draw attention to the critical need for male mentors, four "Little Brothers"-two from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pittsburgh, one from Big Brothers of Massachusetts Bay and a fourth from Big Brothers Big Sisters New York-have been selected as "out fielders," snagging fly outs during the game.
The Volcanoes had runners on first and second against reliever Chris Wilkes in the sixth inning before he got a pair of fly outs to end the inning.
The Tornadoes nearly took the lead in that frame, but pinch hitter Jeff LaHair and Grimes produced back-to-back fly outs to the warning track as Worcester stranded its eighth runner of the game.