fly off the shelves(redirected from flies off the shelves)
fly off the shelves
To sell very quickly, as though the items in question cannot be kept on store shelves. Good luck finding that doll between now and Christmas—it's been flying off the shelves. Stores just can't keep it in stock. These trashy gossip magazines are of such low quality, yet they always fly off the shelves. It's a real racket if you ask me!
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