flying
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flying(
flay
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ihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (airborne)
a. volador
UFO stands for Unidentified Flying Object.Ovni es el acrónimo de Objeto Volador No Identificado.
b. volante
The B-17 Flying Fortress was a famous four-engine heavy bomber aircraft.El B-17 Fortaleza Volante fue un famoso bombardero pesado cuatrimotor.
c. que vuela
Do you like magic? I can do the flying card trick.¿Te gusta la magia? Puedo hacer el truco de la carta que vuela.
2. (quick)
a. breve
I think it's time we paid Mark a flying visit.Creo que es hora de que le hagamos una visita breve a Mark.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (flight)
a. el vuelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had to do 40 hours of flying to get my pilot certificate.Tuve que hacer 40 horas de vuelo para obtener mi certificado de piloto.
b. la aviación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Flying has been my passion since I was ten.La aviación ha sido mi pasión desde los diez años.
c. volar
I love flying right after the sun comes up.Me encanta volar apenas sale el sol.
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flying
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
she loves flyingle encanta volar
flying clubaeroclub m
flying lessonslecciones de vuelo
flying timehoras de vuelo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (bird)
a. volador(ora)
to pass an exam with flying colorsaprobar un examen con muy buena nota
3. (aviation)
a.
flying boathidroavión m
flying doctormédico que hace uso del avión o del helicóptero para visitar a pacientes en zonas remotas o de difícil acceso
flying fishpez volador
flying saucerplatillo volante
4. (visit)
a. breve
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flying [ˈflaɪɪŋ]
adjective
[+glass, debris] que vuela por los aires
DINERS were hit by flying glass when two car bombs rocked Belfast early today a man was struck and killed by flying debris when a twister (ie like a tornado) slammed into his barn
he took a flying leap at the man dio un salto or saltó sobre el hombre
he knocked him to the pavement in a flying leap
he launched himself in a flying tackle and brought the intruder to the ground se lanzó por el aire or se lanzó en plancha y derribó al intruso
to make a flying visit hacer una visita relámpago
to come through (sth) with flying colours salir airoso (de algo)
he passed all his exams with flying colours aprobó todos sus exámenes con éxito
So far you have passed all the tests with flying colours some companies have come through the recession with flying colours the sterling purchase price equivalent rocketed from Pounds 220m to Pounds 250m. The Pentland group, however, has come out of the deal with flying colours the Arab leader came out of this sordid crisis with flying colors Attorney General Janet Reno came out of this all with herself with flying colors for guts and candor
to get off to a flying start empezar con muy buen pie
United have got off to the new season with a flying start
noun
(gen) vuelo (m); (aviation) aviación (f)
I had done 60 hours of flying había realizado 60 horas de vuelo
test flying was carried out there during the war by very skilful flying he managed to bring the plane down he was awarded the Air Force Cross for his masterly flying
I don't like flying no me gusta ir en avión or volar
flying can very often be boring
to have a fear of flying tener miedo al avión
modifier
flying boat (n) hidroavión (m)
flying bomb (n) bomba (f) volante
flying buttress (n) arbotante (m)
flying doctor (n) médicoamédica (m) (f) rural (que se traslada en avión);a médica
flying fish (n) pez (m) volador
flying fortress (n) fortaleza (f) volante
flying fox (n) panique (m)
flying lesson (n) clase (f) or lección (f) de vuelo
flying machine (n) máquina (f) de volar
Leonardo da Vinci's drawings of flying machines virtually all the nineteenth-century flying machines were designed with some kind of tail
flying officer (n) teniente (m) de aviación
flying picket (n) piquete (m) volante or móvil
flying saucer (n) platillo (m) volante
flying squad (n) (Britain) brigada (f) móvil
He became a member of the Building Trade's Flying Squad, who were rushed to blitzed towns for essential repair work Commander Kenneth Drury of Scotland Yard's Flying Squad And the flying squad investigate armed robberies? Yes but not only just investigate them # We used to get information and we used to do surveillance on them and watch them THE water authority's flying squad pounces if you unroll the hosepipe Colonel von Diemling, bring the rebels to heel by systematically cutting off their supplies and establishing a series of `flying squads" at fortified posts in the south of the colony, who harried Hottentot bands driven to the offensive in search of food
flying suit (n) traje (m) de vuelo
flying time (n) (length of journey) duración (f) del vuelo
He was pleased: a tailwind had cut the flying time by half an hour our flying time to Miami will be approximately 9 hours 40 minutes
(hours flown) horas (f) de vuelo
he flew 19 missions, totaling 35 hrs. of actual flying time it's only 90 minutes flying time from London the Discovery astronauts are getting in some flying time in other aircraft
flying trapeze (n) trapecio (m) volador
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