fly past (someone or something)

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fly past (someone or something)

To soar or glide by someone or something The hawk flew past us and gave us quite a fright. The ball flew past me, so I had to chase it down in the outfield.
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fly past (someone or something)

to soar or glide past someone or something. The stone flew past Mike's left ear, and he ducked. The plane flew past the cloud bank.
See also: fly, past
References in classic literature ?
She looked as if she repented coming when Gilbert answered her knock; but Anne flew past him, pounced on her, and drew her in.
Bees flew past him, bees flew into him, bees settled upon his coat, bees paused questioningly in front of him, as who should say, 'What have we here?' but not a single bee molested him.