fly from (someone or something)(redirected from flew from something)
fly from (someone or something)
1. To leave some place or area by plane. I'm flying from Philadelphia on a noon plane. I'm flying from Dallas—how long do you think it will take me to get to Chicago?
2. To flee in order to evade someone or something. Only one of the burglars was caught—the rest flew from the police.
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fly from someone or something (to something)
to escape from something or some place to a place of safety. The family had to fly from their pursuers to a place of safety outside the country. They flew from the people chasing them.
fly from something (to something)
to go from something or some place to some other place by air. We had to fly from Miami to Raleigh to get a flight to Chicago. We were able to fly from Miami at the last minute.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.