fly at (someone or something)

fly at (someone or something)

To abruptly strike or attack someone or something. Out of nowhere, I heard shouts behind me as the two boys who had been arguing flew at each other.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fly at

Attack fiercely, assault. For example, The dogs flew at each other's throats. [Late 1500s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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