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flap

verb
 
 
/flæp/ ( present participle flapping, past tense and past participle flapped)
WINGS [T] If a bird flaps its wings, it moves them up and down.
махать (крыльями)
Animal (non-human) behaviour
MOVE [I] If something such as cloth or paper flaps, the side that is not fixed to something moves around, especially in the wind.
развеваться, колыхаться
The curtains were flapping around in the breeze.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
WORRY [I] UK informal to become worried or excited about something
переполошиться, паниковать
Don't flap! We've got plenty of time to get to the airport.Anxious and worried
(Definition of flap verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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