fly off with

fly off with someone or something

1. Lit. to depart with someone or something by air. The eagle flew off with the kitten. The pilot flew off with the eight passengers.
2. Fig. to leave in a hurry with someone or something. She flew off with her packages before she got her change. Dave flew off with his brother because they had to meet a train.
See also: fly, off
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A BIRD-BRAINED hawk hired to scare seagulls tried to fly off with a dog instead.