fly over (someone or something)

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fly over (someone or something)

To soar or glide above someone or something. I peered out the airplane window and determined that we must have been flying over the Midwest. She let out a shriek as the hawk flew over her.
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fly over someone or something

to soar or glide over someone or something. We saw an eagle fly over us. The plane flew over the desert.
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References in classic literature ?
Then there came a wind, so strong that it blew off Curdken's hat; and away it flew over the hills: and he was forced to turn and run after it; till, by the time he came back, she had done combing and curling her hair, and had put it up again safe.
CNN reported a large number of fly-overs by Israeli warplanes in Lebanon preceding the strike, a move Lebanese Prime Minister Michel Sleiman (http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Lebanese-president-blasts-Israeli-flyovers-312003) called a "policy of intimidation." Lebanon's Daily Star reported that the Israeli planes flew over southern Lebanon "at low altitudes" on Friday morning.