flies

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[flies]

(theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

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Noun
(theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)


pl.
of Fly


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Usage Examples

Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age. The idea that society can do without it flies in the face of history and, now, evolutionary biology.

Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.

So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet, you can do things that you can't do in real life - things that you wished you could do: like fly like have a car that flies like have furniture that is alive.

Cool things happen. Ace's guitar flies through space, goes through a hole, and blows up. I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you.

Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff.

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.

One argument goes that recessions are good for female artists because when money flies out the window, women are allowed in the house. The other claims that when money ebbs, so do prospects for women.

Money just draws flies.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.

Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.

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