Die Übersetzung von "fly" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /flai/ (past tense flew /fluː/, past participle flown /floun/)

to (make something) go through the air on wings etc or in an aeroplane

voler, piloter (un avion)
The pilot flew (the plane) across the sea.

to run away (from)

s’enfuir (de)
He flew (the country).

(of time) to pass quickly

filer, passer vite
The days flew past.
flyer noun ( flier)

a person who flies an aeroplane etc or is in one.


a sheet of paper advertising a product, event etc

They were handing out flyers to passers-by.
flying saucer

a strange flying object thought possibly to come from another planet.

soucoupe volante
flying visit

a very short, often unexpected, visit

(faire un) saut (chez)
She paid her mother a flying visit.
frequent flyer/flier noun

a passenger who flies frequently in the same airline and receives bonuses accordingly.

grand voyageur
flyleaf noun

a blank page at the beginning or end of a book.

page de garde
flyover noun

a road etc which is built up so as to cross above another

a flyover across the motorway.
fly in the face of

to oppose or defy; to treat with contempt

lancer un défi à
He flew in the face of danger.
fly into

suddenly to get into (a rage, a temper etc).

se mettre en
Janet flew into a rage when she saw the mess.
fly off the handle

to lose one’s temper.

sortir de ses gonds
Keith has a tendency to fly off the handle at the slightest provocation.
get off to a flying start

to have a very successful beginning

prendre un départ en flèche
Our new shop has got off to a flying start.
let fly (often with at)

to throw, shoot or send out violently

He let fly (an arrow) at the target.
send (someone/something) flying

to hit or knock someone or something so that he or it falls down or falls backwards

envoyer rouler (qqn)
She hit him and sent him flying.

(Die Übersetzung von "fly" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)