Learn Idioms – On The Fly

MichaelADIdioms & Slang

What does the idiom on the fly mean?

When you do something on the fly, you do it without any preparation or planning.

  • My boss asked me to give a speech on the fly.
  • That improv group is very funny and always makes up good jokes on the fly.
  • I didn’t have time to study, so I’m going to take that exam on the fly.

Keep in mind the best way to remember this or any vocabulary in English is to take the word or phrase write it in a sentence that’s true for you or true in your world and then memorize your sentences.

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