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flying visit

An exceptionally brief visit. We went for a flying visit to my mother's house before continuing on our way to the beach.
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a ˌflying ˈvisit

a very brief visit: The Prime Minister paid a flying visit to Brussels this afternoon.
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flying visit British Airways'' first Dreamliner makes its inaugural visit to Newcastle - there maybe more in the future
But after a hectic flying visit to the Black Country last week to drum up support for Pakistan's flood victims, there were good-natured grumbling of discontent among some female admirers.
FLYING VISIT: Today's photo is of garden visit by a jay bird, sent in by Lyle Stoutsent
OWNER Mike Ashley paid a flying visit to Newcastle yesterday as the club confirmed talks with potential buyer Barry Moat are under way.
Brian Cowen will lead a top-level delegation, including Defence Minister Willie O'Dea, on a flying visit to the troops at Camp Clarke in Pristina tomorrow.
Magnus Uggla - the man appointed to head up Handelsbanken's operations in the UK - paid a flying visit to Birmingham yesterday.
Welsh opera singer Katherine Jenkins entertained British troops in Iraq during a flying visit to Basra yesterday.
JAMIE SPENCER's flying visit paid off as the five-year-old Razkalla maintained his unbeaten record with a comfortable victory in the Konica East Doncaster Shield.
The rising star, who previously played with the band The Martians, made a flying visit to his hometown last week.
It's only a flying visit, but fair play to him for taking the time get involved.
But Mannus will stay put in Perth and instead plans to make a flying visit back to Belfast after Saturday's Tayside derby.
10 years ago POP star Kym Marsh made a flying visit to Teesside and was mobbed by school children from West Redcar School.
However, budgets for next season have to be attended to and that was the main reason for their flying visit.
BEATLES boy Julian Lennon made a flying visit to Liverpool to promote his new album Everything Changes after insisting the city be crammed in to his schedule.
Simon, 42, will be joined on the flying visit by his son Matthew, 13, but wife Liz and daughters Megan and Ellie will be staying at home in Connecticut.