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fly

1. slang Having an awareness of what is hip and current. Maria is fly—she'll be able to tell you the best club to go to.
2. slang Fashionable; cool. Those sunglasses are really fly.

fly someone or something (into some place) (from some place)

 and fly someone or something in
to transport someone or something to some place from some place. We flew the documents into Adamsville from Springfield. We flew in the documents to Chicago from Springfield.

fly

1. mod. knowledgeable; alert and in the know. This dude is fly; there’s no question about it.
2. mod. nice-looking; stylish. I like your fly shoes, Sam.

fly

/blow the coop
To make a getaway; escape.
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Two other species--the black dump fly and the stable fly--were also severely affected by SGHV.
The fruit fly is widely used in scientific experiments involving genes and chromosomes.
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But remove them from the rod, and the line is uncontrollable, and so is the fly.
Whenever a pop fly goes up, it seems that everyone in the ballpark will yell advice to the fielders.
say products from Stanley Tool handles to parts on early General Motors Corvettes included small amounts of fly ash.
Skip Morris is a respected and prolific fly tying expert who has written more than two hundred articles over a span of eighteen years.
You could trim it up and fly it without a whole lot of pressure," he said.
In 2000, a team discovered that the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster sleeps, much as mammals do.
Because of size differences among the flies, 2-3 horn flies were grouped together in a single microtube, while each stable fly was placed in an individual vial.
When the Corps found itself short of aviators to fly its new jets and to man its remaining squadrons, it developed a program whereby former Marine officer aviators could return as master sergeants (E-7s) if they reupped 90 days or less after leaving active duty.