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fly at someone or something

to attack someone or something suddenly and violently. The angry bird flew at its attacker. She flew at him, threatening to scratch his eyes out.
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fly at

Attack fiercely, assault. For example, The dogs flew at each other's throats. [Late 1500s]
See also: fly

fly at

v.
To attack something or someone fiercely; assault someone or something: The dogs flew at each other's throats. My roommate flew at me in a fit of rage and ripped the letter from my hands.
See also: fly