English to Afrikaans Meaning :: fly

vlieg
Fly :
vlieg
- vlieggevlugvlieëflyablevlieg
 

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Noun(1) two-winged insects characterized by active flight(2) flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent(3) an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth(4) (baseball(5) fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
Verb(1) travel through the air; be airborne(2) move quickly or suddenly(3) operate an airplane(4) transport by aeroplane(5) cause to fly or float(6) be dispersed or disseminated(7) change quickly from one emotional state to another(8) pass away rapidly(9) travel in an airplane(10) display in the air or cause to float(11) run away quickly(12) travel over (an area of land or sea(13) hit a fly(14) decrease rapidly and disappear
Adjective(1) (British informal

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(1) And now Edward, in his turn, was compelled to fly from the country, and to take refuge with his brother-in-law, the Duke of Burgundy.(2) Ryan's a super fly dude.(3) I do not like how far I have to reach from the inside of the tent to the zip on the fly .(4) The Mock Orange bush has a bad case of black fly already, and the rose bush has greenfly.(5) The Old World hunter fly seemingly enjoys a challenge.(6) I fly back to London this evening(7) Requests to have the game postponed by 24 hours were dismissed so officials saw only one option and that was to hire a helicopter to fly him back.(8) If the butterfly can fly free with its wings of iridescent color, gardeners should be allowed to do the same.(9) Protestants, wherever they could obtain shipping, hasted to fly the country.(10) The horn fly , Haematobia irritans, is probably the most important economically damaging ectoparasite of grazing cattle.(11) Babs wants to know if her romance with the fly guy she met last year is for keeps.(12) I was looking for the fly stuff, and I don't mean fishing gear.(13) With Wakefield up in the pen yet again as Francona burned through his options, Curt Leskanic came in and got Williams to fly to center to end the inning.(14) ÔÇÿThank you.ÔÇÖ Claudia stood up. ÔÇÿI have to fly ! We must get together for dinner soon!ÔÇÖ(15) A single fly was placed on the platform, and placidly stayed there, motionless, until the test stimulus was presented.(16) This reduced the amount of control forces and the frequency of control movements required to fly the aircraft.
Related Words
(1) fly away ::
vlieg weg
(2) to fly ::
om te vlieg
(3) fly high ::
vlieg hoog
(4) fly a kite ::
vlieg 'n vlieër
(5) on the fly ::
on the fly
(6) fly back ::
Vlieg terug
(7) fly off the handle ::
losgaan
(8) fly out ::
vlieg uit
Synonyms
Noun
1. fly sheet ::
vlieg vel
2. fly ball ::
vlieg bal
Verb
3. travel through the air ::
reis deur die lug
6. pilot ::
vlieënier
7. display ::
vertoning
8. flutter ::
fladder
9. go quickly ::
gaan vinnig
10. vaporize ::
verdamp
12. wing ::
vleuel
13. fell ::
val
14. aviate ::
aviate
Different Forms
fled, flies, fly, flyable
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

If it\'s this much fun to rotate it,
imagine when we fly it.

If it's this much fun to rotate it, imagine when we FLY it.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 22


is out flying,
Superman has to fly after him

is out FLYing, Superman has to FLY after him

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 2


can\'t fly off to
the most dangerous place in the world.

can't FLY off to the most dangerous place in the world.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6


Perhaps you should fly to Winterfell,
Your Grace.

Perhaps you should FLY to Winterfell, Your Grace.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 7


She was out there
reprogramming hosts
on the fly.

She was out there reprogramming hosts on the FLY.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 8


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