let fly something

let fly something
let fly (something) to start shouting angrily.

I was so angry I let fly at them as soon as they came in.

(sometimes + at)

Gripping the arms of his chair, he let fly a barrage of offensive comments.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • let fly — (something) to start shouting angrily. I was so angry I let fly at them as soon as they came in. (sometimes + at) Gripping the arms of his chair, he let fly a barrage of offensive comments …   New idioms dictionary

  • let fly (with) (something) — 1. to throw something or shoot something from a weapon. Police officers let fly canisters of tear gas. The guy in the leather jacket was leaping over the counter when I let fly with a soda bottle. 2. to express yourself in a way that will excite… …   New idioms dictionary

  • let fly (at something) (with something) — let ˈfly (at sb/sth) (with sth) idiom to attack sb by hitting them or speaking angrily to them • He let fly at me with his fist. • She let fly with a stream of abuse. Main entry: ↑flyidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let fly (at somebody) (with something) — let ˈfly (at sb/sth) (with sth) idiom to attack sb by hitting them or speaking angrily to them • He let fly at me with his fist. • She let fly with a stream of abuse. Main entry: ↑flyidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let fly — verb fire as from a gun (Freq. 1) The soldiers let drive their bullets • Syn: ↑loose off, ↑let drive • Hypernyms: ↑fire, ↑discharge • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • let fly — 1) to shoot or throw something We waited until the enemy was within range and then let fly. 2) to criticize someone angrily let fly at: The teacher really let fly at Jeff …   English dictionary

  • fly — fly1 W2S2 [flaı] v past tense flew [flu:] past participle flown [fləun US floun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(travel by plane)¦ 2¦(move through the air)¦ 3¦(control a plane)¦ 4¦(send somebody/something by plane)¦ 5¦(use air company/service)¦ 6¦(cross sea by… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fly — fly1 [flī] vi. FLEW or, for vi. 10, flied, flown or, for vi. 10, flied, flying, flew [ME flien, flegen < OE fleogan, akin to MDu vlegen, Ger fliegen < IE * pleuk < base * pleu : see FLOW] 1. to move through the air; specif., a) …   English World dictionary

  • fly — 1 verb past tense flew past participle flown PLANE 1 (I) to travel by plane: You can fly direct from London to Tokyo in under 12 hours now. | fly on (=continue flying to another place): The first stop is San Francisco, and from there we re flying …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fly — fly1 [ flaı ] (past tense flew [ flu ] ; past participle flown [ floun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move with wings ▸ 2 go by/use airplane ▸ 3 move fast (through air) ▸ 4 about time ▸ 5 about flag/kite ▸ 6 be blown around in wind ▸ 7 about ideas/opinions ▸ 8 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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