go flying

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go flying

To become propelled through the air like a projectile, especially after being forcefully struck or tripping and falling. Dad went flying when he tripped on my skateboard at the bottom of the steps. The trash cans went flying when I accidentally hit them with my car.
See also: flying, go
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go ˈflying

(British English, informal) fall, especially as a result of not seeing something under your feet: Someone’s going to go flying if you don’t pick up these toys.
See also: flying, go
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