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as the crow flies

used to say that a ​distance is ​measured in a ​straightline between two ​points or ​places
(Definition of as the crow flies from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “as the crow flies”
in Chinese (Simplified) 笔直地,成直线地,沿直线…
in Turkish kuş uçuşu ölçümü, dümdüz…
in Russian по прямой линии…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筆直地,成直線地,沿直線…
in Polish w linii prostej…
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