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flying

Pronunciation: /ˈflaɪɪŋ/

Translation of flying in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (hurried) a flying visit una visita relámpago
    Example sentences
    • On Saturday, on his return from his brief and much publicised flying visit home to England, he repeated the message to a higher authority.
    • This unexpected visitor began to arrive at Mary Forde's home last week and after a flying visit in and out has now decided to set up home permanently.
    • I shall never forget that first flying visit to Dresden.
    1.2 [glass/debris] que vuela (por los aires) she took a flying leap and crossed it tomó impulso y lo cruzó de un salto a flying tackle [Sport/Deporte] un placaje en el aire
    Example sentences
    • A couple of people suffered minor cuts from flying glass, but it was at the end of the night so there were not many people there.
    • She dodged the flying body and kicked Lars hard enough to crush his skull.
    • The close-quarter action photography with gristle and bone is spliced with dizzy shots of flying masonry launched by ginormous trebuchets.

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (as pilot) pilotaje (masculine) the history of flying la historia de la aviación (before noun/delante del nombre) [time/hours/lesson] de vuelo; [helmet/jacket] de piloto flying club aeroclub (masculine), club (masculine) de vuelo 1.2 (as passenger) I like/hate flying me gusta/odio viajar en avión fear of flying miedo (masculine) a volar or a viajar en avión

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