fly by


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Verb1.fly by - pass by while flying; "An enemy plane flew by"
go past, pass by, travel by, go by, pass, surpass - move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
2.fly by - move by very quicklyfly by - move by very quickly      
go past, pass by, travel by, go by, pass, surpass - move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
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