(intransitive, idiomatic) To flee rapidly; to run away.
Fly-off Sentence Examples
Tiny parasitic wasps hatch from these cards and fly off to parasitise whitefly pupae.
Other couples will fly off to foreign lands to pull off their nuptials.
p their corners pared off by rubbing against each other; and two species of matter thus arise, - one consisting of small globules which continue their circular motion with a (centrifugal) tendency to fly off from the centre as they swing round the axis of rotation, while the other, consisting of the fine dust--the filings and parings of the original particles - gradually becoming finer and finer, and losing its velocity, tends (centripetally) to accumulate in the centre of the vortex, which has been gradually left free by the receding particles of globular matter.
Modern planes fly off the lift generated by air passing under their wings.
She turned her back to him, hoping he.d fly off in his pterodactyl form or disappear into the depths of the forest as a jaguar.