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
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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.
Dane Massey let fly with a half-volley that keeper Ciaran Gallagher did brilliantly to push away but the ball cannoned off the face of Benson and flew into the net.
The rest of the half belonged to the home side with Omari Sterling-James having an effort blocked before Eddie Jones let fly with a powerful 25-yard drive that Dover keeer Mitchell Walker scooped over the bar.
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.
Orient failed to deal with Andy Liddell's corner and Mark Allott let fly with an explosive shot.
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.
Quaranta collected the ball about 35 yards from the Dallas goal and let fly with a shot that appeared to graze a Dallas defender as it looped over Sala and into the net in the 48th minute.
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.
And five minutes later Donald let fly with a 20-yard drive that screwed wide.