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fly /fly/
  • danh từ
    • con ruồi
    • ruồi (làm mồi câu); ruồi giả (làm mồi câu cá)
    • (nông nghiệp) bệnh do ruồi, sâu bệnh
    • to crush a fly upon the wheel
      • to break a fly upon the wheel
        • dùng dao mổ trâu cắt tiết gà, lấy búa đạp muỗi
      • a fly on the wheel (on the coatch wheel)
        • người lăng xăng tưởng mình quan trọng
      • no flies on him
        • (từ lóng) anh ta rất đắc lực, anh ta rất được việc
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) anh ta rất láu
      • danh từ
        • sự bay; quãng đường bay
          • on the fly: đang bay
        • vạt cài cúc (ở áo)
        • cánh cửa lều vải
        • đuôi cờ
        • (sân khấu), (số nhiều) khoảng trên đầu sân khấu (có để những bộ kéo phông)
        • bộ phận điều chỉnh tốc độ (ở đồng hồ)
        • (kỹ thuật) (như) fly-wheel
        • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) xe độc mã
        • nội động từ flew, flown
          • bay
          • đi máy bay, đáp máy bay
            • to fly home: đáp máy bay về nhà
          • bay vút lên cao (diều hâu, để đánh nhau)
          • bay phấp phới, tung bay
            • flags are flying: cờ tung bay phấp phới
          • đi nhanh, chạy nhanh, rảo bước
            • it's late, we must fly: đã muộn rồi, chúng ta phải đi nhanh lên
          • tung; chạy vùn vụt như bay
            • the door flew open: cửa mở tung
            • time flies: thời gian vùn vụt trôi qua
          • (thời quá khứ fled) chạy trốn, tẩu thoát
          • ngoại động từ
            • làm bay phấp phới, làm tung bay
              • to fly a flag: cờ tung bay phấp phới
            • thả (cho bay)
              • to fly pigeons: thả chim bồ câu
            • lái (máy bay...); chuyên chở bằng máy bay
            • to fly at
              • to fly on
                • xông lên; tấn công
              • to fly at the enemy: xông lên tấn công quân địch
              • to fly into
                • nổi (khùng), rớn (mừng)
              • to fly into a rage: nổi xung, nổi cơn thịnh nộ
              • xông vào, xộc vào (trong phòng...)
              • to fly off
                • bay đi (chim); chuồn đi
              • đứt mất (cúc áo)
              • to fly out
                • tuôn ra một thôi một hồi
              • nổi cơn hung hăng
              • to fly over
                • nhảy qua
              • to fly over fence: nhảy qua hàng rào
              • to fly round
                • quay (bánh xe)
              • to fly upon
                • (như) to fly at
              • as the crow flies
                • (xem) crow
              • the bird in flown
                • (nghĩa bóng) chim đã lọt lưới rồi, hung thủ đã tẩu thoát rồi
              • to fly to arms
                • (xem) arm
              • to fly the country
                • chạy trốn; đi khỏi nước
              • to fly in the face of
                • (xem) face
              • to fly high
                • to fly at high game
                  • có tham vọng, có hoài bão lớn
                • to fly a kite
                  • (xem) kite
                • to fly low
                  • nằm im, lẩn lút
                • go fly a kite!
                  • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bước đi, đừng quấy rầy nữa!
                • to let fly
                  • (xem) let
                • to make the money fly
                  • tiêu tiền như rác
              • tính từ
                • (từ lóng) cẩn thận, tỉnh táo, cảnh giác
        Concise Dictionary
        +two-winged insects characterized by active flight
        +flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
        +an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
        +(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
        +fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
        +travel through the air; be airborne
        +move quickly or suddenly
        +fly a plane
        +transport by aeroplane
        +cause to fly or float
        +be dispersed or disseminated
        +change quickly from one emotional state to another
        +pass away rapidly
        +travel in an airplane
        +display in the air or cause to float
        +run away quickly
        +travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
        +hit a fly
        +decrease rapidly and disappear
        +(British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 take wing, take flight, take to the air, wing, soar, sail, hover; flutter, flit, flap:
        A stork flew overhead. Daedalus taught Icarus to fly.
        2 Also, fly away or off. take flight, depart, leave, flee, decamp, bolt, run away or off, escape, make (good) one's escape, take to one's heels, show a clean pair of heels, rush or nip off or out or away, (make a) run (for it), go or get away or off, abscond, make a getaway, cut and run, beat a (hasty) retreat, take off, scoot, Colloq light out, beat it, clear out or off, skedaddle, scram, US cut out, hightail (it), take it on the lam, take a (run-out) powder, lam out, take to the hills, take to the woods; Slang Brit scarper, bugger off, US vamoose, blow:
        She flew off before I could get her telephone number.
        3 hasten, hurry, rush, run, race, dash, sprint, tear, scamper, scoot, Colloq make tracks:
        I must fly if I'm to catch the train.
        4 pass (by), elapse, go (by), expire, run its course, slip or slide by or away:
        Time flies quickly when you're having fun.
        5 aviate, pilot; jet:
        Parker flies his own plane. I flew down to Paris with him.
        6 fly in the face of. flout, defy, go against, contemn, scorn, scoff at, oppose, go or run counter to, counter, counteract, countervail, countermine, contradict, contravene, thumb one's nose at, Colloq Brit cock a snook at:
        His actions fly in the face of conventional behaviour.
        7 fly off the handle. fly into a rage or fury or temper or passion, lose one's temper, have a fit or tantrum, be fit to be tied, go berserk, go crazy or mad, explode, Colloq lose or blow one's cool, blow one's top, hit or go through the roof, US hit the ceiling, blow one's stack, get worked up (over); Slang blow a fuse or a gasket, flip (one's lid), have a haemorrhage, Brit flip one's top:
        Rudolf flies off the handle at the slightest provocation.
        8 let fly.
        (a) throw, toss, cast, hurl, fling, heave, pitch, lob, sling, chuck, shoot, fire (off), let rip, discharge, launch, propel, let go or off:
        They let fly a volley of arrows.
        (b) let go with, let (someone) have it, lash out, vent one's spleen, lose one's temper, burst out or forth, burst into, Colloq pull no punches, tear into:
        That was the last straw, and she really let fly at him.
        9 Often, Brit flies. flap, fly front, Brit zip, US zipper:
        He was embarrassed to find his flies were open.
        10 fly in the ointment. hitch, snag, impediment, obstacle, obstruction, problem, difficulty, drawback, detraction, rub, hindrance, bugbear, bogey, bugaboo, Offensive nigger in the woodpile:
        The one fly in the ointment is that my mother won't give me permission to go.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        verb, noun
        + verb (flies, flying, flew )
        Help Note: In sense 15 flied is used for the past tense and past participle.
        of bird / insect
        1 [V] to move through the air, using wings: A stork flew slowly past. + A wasp had flown in through the window.
        aircraft / spacecraft
        2 [V] (of an aircraft or a spacecraft) to move through air or space: They were on a plane flying from London to New York. + to fly at the speed of sound + Lufthansa fly to La Paz from Frankfurt.
        3 [V] to travel in an aircraft or a spacecraft: I'm flying to Hong Kong tomorrow. + Is this the first time that you've flown? + I always fly business class. + We're flying KLM.
        4 to control an aircraft, etc. in the air: [VN] a pilot trained to fly large passenger planes + children flying kites + [V] He's learning to fly.
        5 [VN +adv./prep.] to transport goods or passengers in a plane: The stranded tourists were finally flown home. + He had flowers specially flown in for the ceremony.
        6 [VN] to travel over an ocean or area of land in an aircraft: to fly the Atlantic
        move quickly / suddenly
        7 [V] [often +adv./prep.] to go or move quickly: The train was flying along. + She gasped and her hand flew to her mouth. + It's late-I must fly.
        8 [usually +adv./prep.] to move suddenly and with force: [V] A large stone came flying in through the window. + Several people were hit by flying glass. + [V-ADJ] David gave the door a kick and it flew open.
        of time
        9 [V] ~ (by / past) to seem to pass very quickly: Doesn't time fly? + Summer has just flown by.
        10 if a flag flies, or if you fly it, it is displayed, for example on a long pole: [VN] to fly the Union Jack / Stars and Stripes + [V] Flags were flying at half mast on all public buildings.
        move freely
        11 [V] to move around freely: hair flying in the wind
        of stories / rumours
        12 [V] to be talked about by many people
        13 (written) to escape from sb/sth: [VN] Both suspects have flown the country. [also V]
        Compare: FLEE
        of plan
        14 [V] (AmE) to be successful: It remains to be seen whether his project will fly.
        in baseball
        15 (flies, flying, flied, flied) [VN] to hit a ball high into the air
        Idioms: fly the coop (informal, especially AmE) to escape from a place
        fly high to be successful: British cinema has been flying high recently, winning several coveted awards.
        fly in the face of sth (written) to oppose or be the opposite of sth that is usual or expected: Such a proposal is flying in the face of common sense.
        fly into a rage, temper, etc. to become suddenly very angry
        (go) fly a / your kite (AmE, informal) used to tell sb to go away and stop annoying you or interfering
        fly the nest
        1 (of a young bird) to become able to fly and leave its nest
        2 (informal) (of sb's child) to leave home and live somewhere else
        fly off the handle (informal) to suddenly become very angry: He seems to fly off the handle about the slightest thing these days.
        go flying (BrE, informal) to fall, especially as a result of not seeing sth under your feet: Someone's going to go flying if you don't pick up these toys.
        let fly (at sb/sth) (with sth) to attack sb by hitting them or speaking angrily to them: He let fly at me with his fist. + She let fly with a stream of abuse.
        more at BIRD, CROW n., FLAG n., PIG n., SEAT n., TANGENT, WINDOW
        Phrasal Verbs: fly at sb (of a person or an animal) to attack sb suddenly: He flew at me without warning.
        + noun
        (plural flies)
        1 [C] a small flying insect with two wings. There are many different types of fly: A fly was buzzing against the window. + Flies rose in thick black swarms.
        in fishing
        2 [C] a fly or sth made to look like a fly, that is put on a hook and used as BAIT to catch fish: fly fishing
        on trousers / pants
        3 [sing.] (BrE also flies [pl.]) an opening down the front of a pair of trousers/pants that fastens with a ZIP or buttons and is usually covered over by a strip of material: Your fly is undone! + Your flies are undone!
        on tent
        4 [C] a piece of fabric that covers the entrance to a tent
        See also - FLIES
        Idioms: die / fall / drop like flies to die or fall down in very large numbers: People were dropping like flies in the intense heat.
        a / the fly in the ointment a person or thing that spoils a situation or an occasion that is satisfactory in all other ways
        a fly on the wall a person who watches others without being noticed: I'd love to be a fly on the wall when he tells her the news. + fly-on-the-wall documentaries (= in which people are filmed going about their normal lives as if the camera were not there)
        (there are) no flies on sb (informal) the person mentioned is clever and not easily tricked
        not harm / hurt a fly to be kind and gentle and unwilling to cause unhappiness
        on the fly (informal) if you do sth on the fly, you do it quickly while sth else is happening, and without thinking about it very much
        Collocation Dictionary

        1 insect

        VERB + FLY

        I swatted the fly with a newspaper.

        FLY + VERB

        A fly was buzzing against the window.
        | crawl | land (on sth), settle (on sth)
        A fly settled on the butter.

        FLY + NOUN

        larva | repellent, spray

        2 (also flies) on trousers


        button/button-up, zip/zipped

        VERB + FLY

        button (up), do up, zip up | undo, unzip
        Do you know your flies are undone?

        FLY + NOUN

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