Sinónimos de fly en inglés:

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fly 1


  • 1 a bird flew overhead
    travel through the air, wing its way, wing, glide, soar, wheel;
    flutter, flit;
    hover, hang;
    take wing, take to the air, mount
  • 2 they flew to Paris
    travel/go by air, travel/go by plane, jet;
    Indian air-dash
  • 3 military planes flew in food supplies
    transport by air/plane, airlift, lift, jet
  • 4 he would pretend not to know how to fly the plane
  • 5 the ship was flying a quarantine flag
    display, show, exhibit;
    have hoisted, have run up
  • 6 the British flag flew proudly from the roof
    flutter, flap, wave, blow, waft, float, stream
  • 7 doesn't time fly when you're having fun?
    go quickly, fly by/past, pass swiftly, slip past, rush past
  • 8 the runners flew by
    race, hurry, hasten, flash, dash, dart, rush, shoot, speed, hurtle, streak, really move, spank along, whirl, whizz, go like lightning, go hell for leather, whoosh, buzz, zoom, swoop, blast, charge;
    stampede, gallop, chase, career, bustle, sweep, hare, wing, scurry, scud, scutter
    informalbelt, scoot, scorch, tear, zap, zip, whip (along), get cracking, get a move on, step on it, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell
    British informalbomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down
    North American informalclip, boogie, hightail, barrel, lay rubber
    North American vulgar slangdrag/tear/haul ass
    archaicpost, hie
  • 9 archaic the beaten army had to fly See flee (sense 1)
  • 10 dated he was forced to fly the country See flee (sense 2)
  • Frases

    fly at

    Robbie flew at him, fists clenched
    attack, assault, make an assault on, launch an attack on, pounce on, set upon, set about, launch oneself at, weigh into, let fly at, turn on, round on, lash out at, hit out at, strike out at, beset, belabour, fall on, accost, mug, charge, rush, storm
    British informalhave a go at
    North American informallight into

    fly off the handle

    touch on anything emotional and Andrew flies off the handle
    lose one's temper, become very angry, fly into a rage, explode, blow up, erupt, lose control, go berserk, breathe fire, begin to rant and rave, flare up, boil over
    informalgo mad, go crazy, go wild, go bananas, have a fit, see red, blow one's top, blow a fuse, blow a gasket, do one's nut, hit the roof, go through the roof, go up the wall, go off the deep end, lose one's cool, go ape, flip, flip one's lid, lose one's rag, lose it, freak out, be fit to be tied, be foaming at the mouth, burst a blood vessel, get one's dander up, go non-linear
    British informalgo spare, go crackers, throw a wobbly, get one's knickers in a twist
    North American informalflip one's wig
    Australian/New Zealand informalgo crook
    vulgar slanggo apeshit

    let fly

    See let

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    fly 2



    fly in the ointment

    the only fly in the ointment was Adrian
    British disbenefit
    informalhiccup, facer
    British informalspanner in the works
    North American informalmonkey wrench in the works

    fly on the wall

    I would love to be a fly on the wall at some of those meetings

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    fly 3


  • British informal she's fly enough not to get done out of it See shrewd
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