let fly with

let fly with something

Fig. to throw or thrust something, such as a rock, ball, punch, etc. The pitcher wound up and let fly with a strike—right over the plate. Max let fly with a blow to Lefty's chin.
See also: fly, let
References in classic literature ?
With the shield slipped well up on my left arm I let fly with another arrow, which brought down a second Sagoth, and then as his fellow's hatchet sped toward me I caught it upon the shield, and fitted another shaft for him; but he did not wait to receive it.
Holding his weight by his arms, and in mid-air doubling his body at the hips, he let fly with both feet.
Then Jove let fly with his thunderbolts, and the ship went round and round, and was filled with fire and brimstone as the lightning struck it.
And upon this, without other warning, he let fly with the banana which missed my head, and took the constable just under the left eye.
Skipper Tamika Mkwandawire, without a goal in three years, let fly with a 35-yard shot which rocketed into the bottom corner.
Soon afterwards, Addison let fly with a shot which was swinging towards the bottom corner, but Towart was again equal to it.
After an even opening, Sphinx were awarded a 40th-minute free-kick some 22 yards out and Stevenson let fly with a ferocious shot that gave visiting keeper Karl Lewis no chance.
Bayern should have extended their lead moments later, but Lloris pulled off a fantastic stop to deny Robben before Jean Makoun's challenge stole the ball off Olic as he was about to let fly with his hat-trick in his sights.
A second from Ishmel Demontagnac, when he controlled a loose ball 30 yards from goal and let fly with a thunderbolt that flew into the top corner, made the game safe.
Glenn Poole let fly with a shot from 25 yards which beat the keeper but smacked against the crossbar, while Chester also struck the woodwork when Simon Yeo's shot deflected off Adrian Pettigrew and looped goalwards but hit a post.
And the same player let fly with a ferocious shot which nestled in the top corner of the net to put the icing on the cake.
Neville let fly with a verbal attack after his wild celebrations at Rio Ferdinand's late winner against Liverpool at Old Trafford landed him with a pounds 5,000 fine and a warning about his future conduct from the FA yesterday.
The Manchester United captain let fly with a verbal attack every bit as passionate as his wild celebrations at Rio Ferdinand's late winner against Liverpool at Old Trafford last month which have landed him with a pounds 5,000 fine and a warning about future conduct.
The winner came after 75 minutes when Evans let fly with a cracking shot from the edge of the penalty area.
He knew that some wincing bureau drudge was listening in, waiting for him to accidentally let fly with in, criminating information about shipments of Mary Jane or the comic's role in the international communist conspiracy.