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uses of fly
Fly off the shelves
To sell quickly
Sato-san was pleased to hear that his latest book was flying off the shelves.
To be approved
Yamada-san knew that the idea of a shorter workweek would never fly with top management.
To pass quickly
A month seems like a long time to be away on a work assignment, but the time will fly.
Fly on the wall
An eavesdropper (to be an unseen observer
I would love to be a fly on the wall when Kenzo-san tells the boss he is leaving the company to work for our competitor.
Fly in the face of
To defy or contradict
Miyuki-san is too progressive to work here; every idea she has flies in the face of company tradition.