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fly by the seat of my pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan/rely on instinct rather than logic or knowledge.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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fly the flagTo support one's country enthusiasticallyRate it:

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fly the freak flagTo behave in a unconventional or unrestrained manner; to exhibit the uninhibited side of one's personality.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA traveling businessman or tradesman.Rate it:

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when pigs flyNever.Rate it:

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when pigs flyA way of informing that it will never happen -- never in a million years.Rate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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crane flydaddy longlegsRate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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a fly in the ointmentsomething that creates or introduces an impedimentRate it:

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fly like a rockto travel through the air with little or no benefit from aerodynamic liftRate it:

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fly out of the trapsto start quickly.Rate it:

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fly too close to the sunTo become overly ambitious or greedy.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightBusinesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.Rate it:

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Go Fly A KiteGet Outa Here, Leave Town, "I Don't B'lieve Ya!"Rate it:

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a fly by nightUnreliable or untrustworthy, especially in business or financial matters.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creatures which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA person or business that appears and disappears rapidly, or gives an impression of transience.Rate it:

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bar flyA person who frequents bars or lounges to get drunk.Rate it:

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fly byUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see fly,‎ by.Rate it:

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fly byTo pass or go past quickly, often without much interactionRate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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Fly By the Seat of Your PantsConfronting a situation with one’s intuition and common sense about which one have no earlier experience or instructionRate it:

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fly in the face ofTo act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict.Rate it:

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Fly in the OintmentA small disturbance or irritation which can spoil ones pleasure and excitementRate it:

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fly in the ointmentSomething which ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable detail.Rate it:

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fly lowto have one's fly (zipper) undone.Rate it:

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fly offto flee rapidly; to run away.Rate it:

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fly off at a tangentTo digress from a topic.Rate it:

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Fly Off the HandleTo get extremely furious and angry, unable to control temperRate it:

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fly off the shelvesTo be sold in large quantities, very rapidly.Rate it:

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fly on the wallA quiet, non-participating, or unseen observer; an eavesdropper or witness.Rate it:

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fly outTo become out by hitting a fly ball which is caughtRate it:

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fly outTo rapidly emergeRate it:

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fly outTo travel rapidly to a destination, typically on an airplaneRate it:

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Fly the CoopTo move or leave secretly from a place or situation, to run away or get way or escapeRate it:

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fly the coopTo depart hastily or unannounced; to escape or flee.Rate it:

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fly the coopTo escape from a pen or similar enclosure.Rate it:

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fly the flagTo be registered in a particular country and display that country's flag as a resultRate it:

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fly under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightTraveling businessmen and tradesmen.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc. .Rate it:

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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc..Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creature which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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Fly-By-NightOne who disappears after selling something to get quick or immediate profit, an untrustworthy or unreliable person or thingRate it:

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Go Fly a KiteTo leave, stop disturbing and making one upsetRate it:

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honey doesn't fly to the bee. wheat does not make bread.the dream doesn't come to you.AttitudeRate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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