on the wing

on the wing
на лету

wing shot — выстрел по цели на лету


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  • The Wing of Madoola — Front cover of The Wing of Madoola. Developer(s) SunSoft …   Wikipedia

  • On the wing — Wing Wing, n. [OE. winge, wenge; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. & Sw. vinge, Icel. v[ae]ngr.] [1913 Webster] 1. One of the two anterior limbs of a bird, pterodactyl, or bat. They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually modified for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Under the wing of — Wing Wing, n. [OE. winge, wenge; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. & Sw. vinge, Icel. v[ae]ngr.] [1913 Webster] 1. One of the two anterior limbs of a bird, pterodactyl, or bat. They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually modified for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on the wing — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the air; while flying. * /The duck flew away, but John shot it on the wing./ 2. {informal} In constant motion; always very busy. * /Susan was on the wing doing things to get ready for her trip./ * /Mr. Jones had a busy …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the wing — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the air; while flying. * /The duck flew away, but John shot it on the wing./ 2. {informal} In constant motion; always very busy. * /Susan was on the wing doing things to get ready for her trip./ * /Mr. Jones had a busy …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ the\ wing — adv or adj. phr. 1. In the air; while flying. The duck flew away, but John shot it on the wing. 2. informal In constant motion; always very busy. Susan was on the wing doing things to get ready for her trip. Mr. Jones had a busy schedule and his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the wing — adverb flying through the air (Freq. 1) we saw the ducks in flight • Syn: ↑in flight * * * phrasal 1. : in flight : flying 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • On the Wing — may refer to: On the Wing , a song from the album Ocean Eyes by Owl City On the Wing (1986 film), an IMAX movie On the Wings, an album released by Socrates Drank The Conium See also Pigs on the Wing , a song by Pink Floyd On the Wings of Love… …   Wikipedia

  • on the wing — in motion. He started to run, but a rifle shot caught him on the wing. Usage notes: based on the literal meaning of on the wing flying: The sight of so many enormous birds on the wing filled me with awe …   New idioms dictionary

  • on the wing — I. flying, in flight    Canada geese were on the wing, going south for the winter. II. without a plan, creating as you go, wing it    Paul can perform on the wing he has a great imagination! …   English idioms

  • under the wing of — (something) under the control of an organization. The newspaper is once again in Scottish hands, under the wing of a newly created company, Caledonian Newspaper Publishing …   New idioms dictionary


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