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fly away

To leave some place or area by flying. Look, the birds are flying away for the winter.
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fly away

to take flight and depart. The owl hooted one last hoot and flew away. All the birds flew away when the cat came around.
See also: away, fly
References in classic literature ?
Greedy!" to the bird that flies away with the big crust, you know now that you ought not to do this, for he is very likely taking it to Peter Pan.
August has flown away as a bird flies away from the cold to a warmer climate.
Summary: The shows a man trying to secure a huge umbrella moments before it flies away due to gusts of wind.
"I'm trying to help nurture him as much as I possibly can so that when he flies away, he is ready to fly away.
CASTLE FAVOURITE FLIES AWAY DURING SHOW A HUNT was under way after a display eagle flew away during a family show at Warwick Castle.
You are enjoying an outdoor lunch with some friends but you spend most of the time swatting flies away from your food than actually digging into your fresh summer salad and catching up.
In fact, the story is so menacing that the little one, who has never flown before, jumps up in terror and flies away. Grandmother Ptarmigan is bereft.
"Up" is the story about a 78-year-old man who ties balloons to his house and flies away. "Danny" stars Rhys Ifans as a suburban inventor who takes flight after harnessing hundreds of helium balloons to a chair.
The other coin flies away! Now try it without holding your finger on the coin.
THOSE golden leaves burn russet in the sun, The sap begins to dry within the bough; While balmy breezes sing their secret song, And Nature yields her harvest to the plough These are our gentle days, when ripened age Matures to richer flavour on the vine; But time moves on and faster turns the page And soon we sup our final dregs of wine We taste these passing moments, one by one, before dark Winter holds its final sway; when warmth and love and passion's days are done and Summer spreads its wings and flies away by
His wings emerge and he flies away, leaving Ben's family and friends to marvel at the power of belief.
With this it send the flies away so they do not fall in the milk.
"Try melting filings with a torch, and you'll find the stuff often just flies away," Fadl said.
COUNTRYSIDE: I wanted to pass along information about a product that does a great lob keeping flies away without using chemicals or stinky (I think) citronella candles.