Definition of fly a kite in English:
informal Try something out to test public opinion.
- Here he is flying a kite on nationalising public hospitals - not endorsing it and not dismissing it either!
- A day later, the governing body's chairman, Geoff Thompson, flew a kite: that Keegan may need ‘a little help’ in integrating the country's leading coaches into service for the international side.
- I discussed the situation with Henrik Larsson and flew a kite about him going to Barcelona.
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