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English definition of “fly about/around”

fly about/around

informal phrasal verb with fly     /flaɪ/ verb (flew, flown)
If ideas, remarks, or accusations are flying about/around, they are passed quickly from one person to another and cause excitement: All kinds of rumours are flying around about the school closing.Debate and discussion
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