fly into

phrasal verb

flew into; flown into; flying into; flies into
: to be overcome by (sudden extreme emotion)
He flew into a rage.
They flew into a panic.

Examples of fly into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So the gang knocks down the door and Joey flies into the Thanksgiving spread, destroying the meal Monica (and Chandler) worked so hard to prepare. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Nov. 2023 The easiest way to get to Grand Canyon West is to fly into Las Vegas and make the 2-hour drive to the site. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 20 Nov. 2023 Settler drones now fly into the village regularly, enter the schoolyard, and terrify livestock. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 20 Nov. 2023 Some of his shots flew into a neighboring apartment, but none of them struck anyone. Mirna Alsharif, NBC News, 16 Nov. 2023 It’s also imposed visa requirements for South Americans hoping to fly into Mexico and then head to the U.S. border. Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 Bernd Ebert, a curator at the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, flew into town to retrieve it. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Oct. 2023 Commercial airlines have largely stopped flying into Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport. —Kullab reported from Baghdad. TIME, 17 Oct. 2023 Wild turkeys would emerge out of nowhere, scrabbling ahead of us in a conga line before flying into the trees. Chris Bohjalian, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Fly into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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