French translation of 'flew'
past tense of verb
- of fly
Example Sentences Including 'flew'
Her hands flew from wheel to seat to crossbar, inverting, twisting, unscrewing.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
They took a cab all the way to the airport and flew back to London.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Once we even flew down to L. A. for a movie premiere the firm's entertainment lawyers had been involved with.AFTERMATH (2001)
Trends of 'flew'
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s'enfuir deto flee the country
s'enfuir du pays
s'enfuirto flee to [another country]
Example Sentences Including 'flee'
Women and children gunned down in cold blood as they tried to flee their burning homes.The Devil's Door
A mob of humans attacked a Harshini family trying to flee the carnage.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The three of them could flee the country to somewhere like Spain.KICK BACK (2002)
- (= insect)
mouche fhe wouldn't harm a fly or he wouldn't hurt a fly
il ne ferait pas de mal à une mouchea fly on the wallsee also fly-on-the-wall documentary
⇒ I'd love to be a fly on the wall.
J'aimerais être une petite souris.
- (also flies) (on trousers)
to do sth on the fly (informal)
faire qch sur-le-champ
- [passengers, cargo]
transporter (par avion)
⇒ The plane flies at a speed of 400 km per hour.
L'avion vole à quatre cents kilomètres à l'heure.
aller en avion
⇒ He flew from Paris to New York.
Il est allé de Paris à New York en avion.
⇒ He flew back to London.
Il est revenu à Londres en avion.
piloter un avion
- (= hurry)
⇒ She came flying into the room.
Elle est entrée à toute allure dans la pièce.
⇒ I must fly.
Il faut que je me sauve.
- (= escape)
to fly open
- (= fall)
to go flying
tomberto send sb flying
envoyer voler qn
to let fly at sb (physically)
se jeter sur qn(verbally)
Example Sentences Including 'fly'
His hand crept to his fly , his fingers hesitant on the zip.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Gandalf the Grey caught like a fly in a spider's treacherous web!THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
I was sure the thought that it was for Ted Barlow would make her fingers fly.KICK BACK (2002)
Translation of flew from the Collins English to French Dictionary