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fly

1. slang Having an awareness of what is hip and current. Maria is fly—she'll be able to tell you the best club to go to.
2. slang Fashionable; cool. Those sunglasses are really fly.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fly someone or something (into some place) (from some place)

 and fly someone or something in
to transport someone or something to some place from some place. We flew the documents into Adamsville from Springfield. We flew in the documents to Chicago from Springfield.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fly

1. mod. knowledgeable; alert and in the know. This dude is fly; there’s no question about it.
2. mod. nice-looking; stylish. I like your fly shoes, Sam.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

fly

/blow the coop
To make a getaway; escape.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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He already qualified in the 200 fly and 200 freestyle as he continues his transformation from swimming middle distances to sprints.
This approach provides an easy out if you read it closely: Ask for direct CILEG instead and fly the NoPT transition.
However, by first doing single-joint flys (where triceps are virtually excluded), the chest muscles are directly targeted.
These brown things are the pupa which changes into a fly. The fly lays eggs and everything starts all over again.
That was his debut at fly and Ijaz admits making weight is tough.
Ryan flys off the handle and throws a plank, knocking Mark to the floor.
An album called Remember Saturday by Biggles Flys Again.
He retired in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, where he stays when the weather is sub-zero in Europe; then he flys off to Europe to escape summer in the Philippines.
CALIFORNIAN alt-rocker AWOLNATION, whose Sail single has now shifted over five million copies, flys over for five dates in spring, playing Birmingham's Institute Library on May 28.
1998 QE2 is set to come close to our world when it flys past in its orbit of the sun, on May 31.
As such, HDT currently employs a multitude of energy efficient products such as Balance of Systems (BoS) units, Radiant Barrier Blankets, Solar Shade Flys and Self-Powered Heaters along with solar and wind power generation to augment traditional generators to provide the most power efficient shelters available.
EasyJet (0843 104 5000, www.easyjet.com) flys from London Gatwick.