fly into (something or some place)(redirected from flew them into)
fly into (something or some place)
1. To travel to a particular destination by airplane. I'm flying into Philly on Thursday—can you pick me up at the airport?
2. To arrange for someone or something travel to some place via airplane. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fly" and "into." They want to fly me into Dallas for an interview with the president of the company. The government was forced to use helicopters to fly emergency supplies into the flooded city.
3. To travel into a weather-related condition while flying. There was a lot of turbulence because we flew into a storm.
4. To enter some location with extreme speed or haste. Sarah flew into the room to tell us that the boss was on his way.
5. To enter uncontrollably into an intense emotional state, especially rage. Samantha flew into a rage when she heard that her brother would be getting the family's old car. I know you're upset, but there's no point flying into a temper like that. It was just an honest mistake. I flew into a panic when I realized that I hadn't sent my application in time.
See also: fly
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fly into something
1. . and fly in to go to something or some place by air; to arrive by air. When are you going to fly into the airport? We will fly into Detroit tomorrow.
2. to crash into something while flying. Birds sometimes fly into tall buildings.
3. to pass into something, such as fog, clouds, wind, etc., while flying. We flew into some clouds, but the flight was not rough. The plane flew into some fog as it was landing.
See also: fly
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.