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fly kites

To write a check that exceeds the amount currently in its bank account and then depositing the check at a second bank, so that one can use funds from the second bank—at least until one gets caught. A: "Is it true that Drew got busted for writing bad checks?" B: "Oh yeah, he was flying kites all over town."
See also: fly, kite

fly kites

tv. to distribute or pass bad checks. (see also kite.) Marty was picked up for flying kites in three different cities.
See also: fly, kite
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On the other side of the field, the French kite professionals flew kites displaying French modern and contemporary art.
People flew kites in Shakargarh, Zafarwal and Narowal and big towns such as Baddomalhi, Qila Ahmadabad, Dhamthal, Noor Kot and Kanjroorh.
Summary: Jakarta [Indonesia], May 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a five-day, three-nation visit, flew kites along with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a Kite exhibition in Jakarta on Wednesday.
As people flew kites in several areas including Pirwadhai, Saadiqabad, Naserabad, Dhoke Illahi, Airport Road, Misrial, Faisal Colony and Dhoke Syedan, viewers and spectators sang in chorus to egg on the kitefliers to involve them in the activity more engagingly.
For more than 20 years, Gomberg flew kites during the Washington State International Kite Flying Festival in Long Beach.
YOUNGSTERS in Liverpool flew kites up to the highest heights yesterday with the help of park rangers.
Before airplanes and hot-air balloons came along, early meteorological research was like child's play on a windy day: Scientists flew kites. In the mid-18th century, researchers studied the atmosphere by attaching well-padded thermometers to a kite's tether and sending them aloft.
Hundreds of people flew kites of all shapes, sizes and colours above Aylesford School, in Shelley Avenue.