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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A hundred times hitherto hath spirit as well as virtue flown away and blundered.
And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow -- You are not wrong, who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone?
Now I want you to consider the feelings of the unhappy parents with all their children flown away."
Chiang Nan's a hundred miles, yet in a moment's space I've flown away to Chiang Nan and touched a dreaming face.
Despairing of the fairies, he resolved to consult the birds, but now he remembered, as an odd thing, that all the birds on the weeping beech had flown away when he alighted on it, and though that had not troubled him at the time, he saw its meaning now.
August has flown away as a bird flies away from the cold to a warmer climate.
At the end of the series eight finale, Daenerys [Emilia Clarke] was stabbed Jon [Kit Harington] after finally winning the Iron Throne and her body was flown away by her dragon Drogon.
Footage making rounds on social media shows the red carpets that were rolled out for the PPP leader's entrance, getting flown away from the force of air produced by the helicopter while landing.
"Oh, my poor, frightened little grandson has flown away," Grandmother cried.
This made the grandmother ptarmigan wail and cry, "Oh, my poor, frightened little grandson has flown away, nauk, nauk, nauk." And this is why today baby ptarmigans fly so young and female ptarmigans cry nauk, nauk.
One swan had flown away and the inspector brought the other safely back to Swanswell Pool.
Doves have flown away above the roof of the last sky, they flew away and away.
A baby was carried to the helicopter and flown away." Another added: "We have been told the little boy was scalded.
The Colorado parents of "Balloon Boy" were charged $42,000 from local, state and federal agencies for the October hoax claiming their 6-year-old son had flown away in a helium-filled balloon.
Aahil and his mother Fara went to retrieve the pet, but Charlie had flown away by the time they got to the scene.