fly over (someone or something)

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fly over (someone or something)

To soar or glide above someone or something. I peered out the airplane window and determined that we must have been flying over the Midwest. She let out a shriek as the hawk flew over her.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fly over someone or something

to soar or glide over someone or something. We saw an eagle fly over us. The plane flew over the desert.
See also: fly, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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