Definition of go flying in English:

go flying

  • informal , chiefly British Fall or be knocked over: Rob tripped over a branch and went flying
    More example sentences
    • We went flying across the pavement and crashed straight through the front of a couple's house, ending up in their living room.
    • I jumped back, he threw me, and I went flying on top of the stand of hi-fis.
    • Buckets of water went flying, other players waded in for retribution.
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