fly from (someone or something)

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fly from (someone or something)

1. To leave some place or area by plane. I'm flying from Philadelphia on a noon plane. I'm flying from Dallas—how long do you think it will take me to get to Chicago?
2. To flee in order to evade someone or something. Only one of the burglars was caught—the rest flew from the police.
See also: fly

fly from someone or something (to something)

to escape from something or some place to a place of safety. The family had to fly from their pursuers to a place of safety outside the country. They flew from the people chasing them.
See also: fly

fly from something (to something)

to go from something or some place to some other place by air. We had to fly from Miami to Raleigh to get a flight to Chicago. We were able to fly from Miami at the last minute.
See also: fly
References in classic literature ?
Apprehensive that they might fly from us altogether, I stopped short and motioned them to advance and receive the gift I extended towards them, but they would not; I then uttered a few words of their language with which I was acquainted, scarcely expected that they would understand me, but to show that we had not dropped from the clouds upon them.
Though never so cold and hungry, the timid things would fly from us. They never flew from her!'
Joseph), that I ran off immediately to beg and entreat you not to fly from us."
According to the Canadian Airport Council, yearly around 5-million Canadians cross the US border on land to fly from US airports.
The airline said passengers can fly from US Airways' hub in Philadelphia to Dublin four times a week beginning 28 October on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.