fly off
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fly off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+bird, plane] alejarse volando
allied warplanes flew off into clear skies I scare a pair of mallards, who fly off in ballet formation I watched the heron for some minutes until it suddenly flew off
[+person in plane] marcharse (en avión);to a
I'd love to fly off to a Caribbean island me encantaría marcharme a una isla del Caribe
she would take me to see Daddy fly off from Norwich Airport He expects me to fly off with him for three days here and three days there
2 (come off) [+hat] salir volando; [+lid, handle, wheel] saltar; salir disparado
Her beret flew off in a gust of wind
sparks flew off in all directions saltaban chispas por todos lados
the handle flew off The limousine exploded. It rose a foot in the air. Windows shattered, metal buckled, a wheel flew off the axle broke and the wheel flew off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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