fly englannista suomeksi
lyödä korkea pallo
(quote-journal)| title=Runaway Devils Lake| passage=Devils Lake is where I began my career as a limnologist in 1964, studying the lake’s neotenic salamanders and chironomids, or midge flies. … The Devils Lake Basin is an endorheic, or closed, basin covering about 9,800 square kilometers in northeastern North Dakota.
(quote-book)| chapter=5| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose. And the queerer the cure for those ailings the bigger the attraction. A place like the Right Livers' Rest was bound to draw freaks, same as molasses draws flies.
(RQ:Jonson The Alchemis)
- a trifling fly, none of your great familiars
(quote-book)| title=The Plays of Philip Massinger| authorlink=Philip Massinger| editor=Gifford, William| url=https://books.google.com/books?id=6WtVAAAAcAAJ| others=Act 1, Scene 1| page=470| passage=The fly that plays too near the flame burns in it.
- Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
- Sleep flies the wretch.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
1954, (w), ''(w)''
- He staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. “Fly, you fools!” he cried, and was gone.
To cause to fly (gloss): to transport via air or the like.
(RQ:Gilbert and Sullivan Pirates of Penzanc)
- The brave black flag I fly.
(quote-journal)| title=On a bright new wing| passage=A solar-powered unmanned aerial system (a UAS, more commonly called a drone) could fly long, lonely missions that conventional aircraft would not be capable of.
To travel or proceed very fast; to hasten.
''He flew down the hill on his bicycle.''
''It's five o'clock already. Doesn't time fly!''
1645, (w), ''On Time''
- Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race.
- The dark waves murmured as the ship flew on.
To move suddenly, or with violence; to do an act suddenly or swiftly.
To proceed with great success.
''His career is really flying at the moment.''
''One moment the company was flying high, the next it was on its knees.''
To display (a flag) on a flagpole.
The action of flying; flight.
An act of flying.
A type of small, fast carriage (sometimes pluralised (m)).
1897, (w), ''(w)'', Folio Society 2008, page 124:
- As we left the house in my fly, which had been waiting, Van Helsing said:— ‘Tonight I can sleep in peace ....’
1924, (w), ''Some Do Not…'', Penguin 2012 (''Parade's End''), page 54:
- And, driving back in the fly, Macmaster said to himself that you couldn't call Mrs. Duchemin ordinary, at least.
''Ha-ha! Your flies are undone!''
February 2014 Y-Front Fly
- Y-Front is a registered trademark for a special front fly turned upside down to form a Y owned by Jockey® International. The first Y-Front® brief was created by Jockey® more than 70 years ago.
- Briefs were given an opening in the front. The point of this opening (the ‘fly’) was to make it easier to pee with clothes on
An exercise that involves wide opening and closing of the arms perpendicular to the shoulders.
The part of a vane pointing the direction from which the wind blows.
A light horse-drawn carriage that can be hired for transportation.
1859, Wilkie Collins, ''The Woman in White'':
- Can I get a fly, or a carriage of any kind? Is it too late?
- I dismissed the fly a mile distant from the park, and getting my directions from the driver, proceeded by myself to the house.
1861, Henry Mayhew and William Tuckniss, ''London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopœdia of the Condition and Earnings of Those that Will Work, Those that Cannot Work, and Those that Will Not Work'', Volume 3, p. 359:
- A glass coach, it may be as well to observe, is a carriage and pair hired by the day, and a fly a one-horse carriage hired in a similar manner.
The person who took the printed sheets from the press.
A vibrating frame with fingers, attached to a power printing press for doing the same work.
One of the upper screens of a stage in a theatre.
''Jones flied to right in his last at-bat.''
(quote-book) no naked pictures, no deep emotions (awkward), no tagging a bunch of people in a picture of some fly Nikes, no making dinner plans (just use a PHONE).
Beautiful; displaying physical beauty.
''Skunda deg, elles misser du flyet ditt!''
Hurry up, or you'll miss your plane!
to cause to (l): to transport via air or the like
(senseid) to escape from
''Han vart fly forbanna.''
1964, Gunnel Vallquist, title of the new Swedish translation of Proust's ''À la recherche du temps perdu''
- ''På spaning efter den tid som flytt''
- : In Search of Lost Time
1965, Sven-Ingvars, ''Börja om från början''
- ''Varför ska man sörja tider som har flytt?''
- : Why should one feel sorry for times that have passed?
''fly me sɑksa''
hand me the scissors