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kite flying

1. The practice of telling or suggesting an idea or plan to people in order to gauge their reaction to it. I can always tell when my boss is kite flying, because she suddenly starts mentioning vague details about projects we've never heard of.
2. The practice of drawing checks on an overdrawn account and lodging them into another account in order to create a false credit balance. Primarily heard in UK. He had been using kite flying to keep his business financially afloat for nearly a year before being caught by banking authorities.
See also: flying, kite
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The petitioner's counsel, Khalid Zafar, submitted that the Kite Flying Ordinance, 2007, reinforced as the Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying (Amendment) Act, 2009 was against the constitution.
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LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Thursday directed the district government to decide within seven days an application of the Kite Flying Association against ban on 'Basant' and alleged harassment caused to its members by the government authorities.
RAWALPINDI -- Commissioner Rawalpindi Division, Nadeem Aslam Chaudhary Wednesday urged the citizens not to allow their children to violate kite flying ban imposed by the provincial government else strict action in accordance with the law would be taken and the ban violators would be sent behind the bars.
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