make the feathers fly


make the feathers fly
Australian Slang
cause a commotion

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  • 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

  • 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 fur fly — or[make the feathers fly] {v. phr.}, {informal} Say or write mean things about someone or to jump on and fight hard. * /A man fooled Mr. Black and got his money. Mr. Black will really make the fur fly when he finds the man./ * /Mrs. Baker s dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the fur fly — or[make the feathers fly] {v. phr.}, {informal} Say or write mean things about someone or to jump on and fight hard. * /A man fooled Mr. Black and got his money. Mr. Black will really make the fur fly when he finds the man./ * /Mrs. Baker s dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ the\ fur\ fly — • make the fur fly • make the feathers fly v. phr. informal Say or write mean things about someone or to jump on and fight hard. A man fooled Mr. Black and got his money. Mr. Black will really make the fur fly when he finds the man. Mrs. Baker s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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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