fly kites

fly kites

To write a check that exceeds the amount currently in its bank account and then depositing the check at a second bank, so that one can use funds from the second bank—at least until one gets caught. A: "Is it true that Drew got busted for writing bad checks?" B: "Oh yeah, he was flying kites all over town."
See also: fly, kite

fly kites

tv. to distribute or pass bad checks. (see also kite.) Marty was picked up for flying kites in three different cities.
See also: fly, kite
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Luckily, the Law of the Jungle had taught him to keep his temper, for in the jungle life and food depend on keeping your temper; but when they made fun of him because he would not play games or fly kites, or because he mispronounced some word, only the knowledge that it was unsportsmanlike to kill little naked cubs kept him from picking them up and breaking them in two.
Independence Day is a day when traditionally people fly kites.
Khan added that police have received information in Ramazan that people fly kites along the Ravi River after Fajr prayers.
After a Cebu Pacific flight was delayed due to flying kites, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) here reminded the public not to fly kites, drones and hot air balloons around the Virac Airport.
All the festivity has gone with its colors when some kite flyers used chemical mixed sharp strings that were responsible for slit throats of people including bikers and others used copper wires to fly kites that ultimately resulted not only in slit throats but electrocution of the flyers.
Since morning, youngsters in different sectors remained on rooftops to fly kites. Whenever police mobiles reached to stop the activity, the youngsters disappeared and restarted the activity soon afterward.
'One day,' he'd told her, 'I'll have time to fly kites on the terrace!'
Fly kites for a cause with Schaumburg Park District.
TWO children, aged just three and four, died after their throats were cut by glasscoated string used to fly kites in India.
The deaths occurred in New Delhi on Monday, which was India's Independence Day, when many people fly kites to celebrate.
The 'Let's Fly Kites' event was organised by the Future Youth Society's Smile Initiative, in collaboration with Gulf Finance House.
Meanwhile, the kite-flying celebrations have drawn warnings from power utility Tata Power, which held awareness campaigns in the city asking people not to fly kites in the vicinity of Extra High Voltage (EHV) lines.
Approximately 500 lung cancer supporters came out to share the day's festive mood and fly kites, which resulted in almost $60,000 raised for innovative lung cancer research.
for India," Khan said as the two got together to fly kites during Uttarayan.
They make and fly kites despite hardships in their lives.