Translation of "fly" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /flaɪ/ us /flaɪ/ flew, flown

fly verb (TRAVEL)

A2 [ I ] When a bird, insect, or aircraft flies, it moves through the air.

The poor bird couldn't fly because it had a broken wing. 这只可怜的鸟飞不起来了,因为它的翅膀断了。
As soon as it saw us, the bird flew away/off. 鸟一看到我们就飞走了。

A1 [ I or T ] to travel by aircraft, or to go somewhere or cross something in an aircraft

We flew to Paris. 我们乘飞机去巴黎。
We fly from/out from/out of La Guardia, but fly back (in)to JKF. 我们从希思罗机场起飞,但返航时在盖特威克机场降落。
We are flying at a height of 36,000 feet. 我们正在9000公尺的高空飞行。
She has to fly thousands of miles every year for her job. 她每年因为工作要飞行上千英里。
Who was the first person to fly (across) the Atlantic? 谁是飞越大西洋的第一人?

[ T ] to use a particular company to travel by aircraft

I usually fly Lufthansa/Japan Airlines/El Al. 我通常搭乘汉莎航空公司/日本航空公司/以色列航空公司的航班。

C2 [ T ] to transport people or goods by aircraft

The restaurant flies its fish in daily from Scotland. 这家餐厅每天从苏格兰空运鱼。
We will be flying 100 badly wounded civilians out of the battle zone tonight. 今晚我们将空运100名受重伤的平民离开战区。

B2 [ I or T ] to control an aircraft

I learned to fly when I was in Australia. 我在澳大利亚时学会了开飞机。

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fly verb (MOVE QUICKLY)

[ I ] to move or go quickly

With the explosion, glass flew across the room. 随着一声爆炸,房间内玻璃碎片四处横飞。
Cathy flew by/past me in the corridor. 在走廊里,凯茜从我身边飞奔而过。
My holiday seems to have flown (by) (= passed very quickly) this year. 今年我的假期好像飞一般地就过去了。
The door/window suddenly flew open. 门/窗户猛地打开了。
UK informal Anyway, I must fly (= leave quickly) - I didn't realize how late it was! 无论如何,我必须走了——我都没意识到有多晚了!

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fly verb (WAVE)

[ I or T ] to wave or move about in the air while being fixed at one end

The ship was flying the Spanish flag. 这艘船挂着西班牙国旗。
The flag was flying at half-mast (= brought down to a point half way down the pole) to mark the death of the president. 降了半旗为总统逝世志哀。
There isn't really enough wind to fly a kite today. 今天风确实不大,放不起风筝。

flynoun [ C ]

uk /flaɪ/ us /flaɪ/

fly noun [ C ] (INSECT)

B1 a small insect with two wings



fly noun [ C ] (TROUSERS)

UK also flies the opening at the front of a pair of trousers

Hey Chris, your fly's undone! 嗨,克里斯,你裤子拉链开着呢!

fly noun [ C ] (FISHING)

a hook (= curved piece of wire) with coloured threads fastened to it, attached to the end of a fishing line to attract fish


fly noun [ C ] (TENT)

UK also flysheet an extra sheet of canvas (= strong cloth) stretched over the outside of a tent to keep the rain out


(Translation of “fly” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)