feathers fly

Feathers fly
When people are fighting or arguing angrily, we can say that feathers are flying.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • feathers fly —    When people are fighting or arguing angrily, we can say that feathers are flying.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make the feathers fly — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To enjoy working; be strong and work hard. * /When Mrs. Hale did her spring cleaning she made the feathers fly./ 2. See: MAKE THE FUR FLY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the feathers fly — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To enjoy working; be strong and work hard. * /When Mrs. Hale did her spring cleaning she made the feathers fly./ 2. See: MAKE THE FUR FLY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the feathers fly — To create a turmoil or uproar • • • Main Entry: ↑feather make the feathers fly see under ↑feather • • • Main Entry: ↑fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) feathers fly — American if the feathers fly, people fight or argue a lot. The feathers ll fly if he finds out you ve borrowed his car …   New idioms dictionary

  • make\ the\ feathers\ fly — v. phr. informal 1. To enjoy working; be strong and work hard. When Mrs. Hale did her spring cleaning she made the feathers fly. 2. See: make the fur fly …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Make the feathers fly — cause a commotion …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • make the feathers fly — Australian Slang cause a commotion …   English dialects glossary

  • make the fur or feathers fly —  Quarrel. [Emph.] …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • fly — See: BIRD HAS FLOWN, GO FLY A KITE, MAKE THE FEATHERS FLY, MAKE THE FUR FLY, ON THE FLY, POP FLY, SACRIFICE FLY …   Dictionary of American idioms

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