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He intended to fly across the channel



 
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He intended to fly across the channel #1 (permalink) Tue May 31, 2005 11:04 am   He intended to fly across the channel
 

Test No. incompl/advan-33 "Flying across the Channel", question 5

He intended to ......... across the channel with a parachute and land on the coast of France near Calais.

(a) fly
(b) flee
(c) flew
(d) flow

Test No. incompl/advan-33 "Flying across the Channel", answer 5

He intended to fly across the channel with a parachute and land on the coast of France near Calais.

Correct answer: (a) fly
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Dear Sirs:
To be honest, I don't really grasp the meaning of this sentence. In addition that, this is an idiom "fly acroos the channel", isn't this?
Really need your help, thanks
Ling
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Fly #2 (permalink) Tue May 31, 2005 14:25 pm   Fly
 

No, this isn't an idiom. It simply refers to someone who tried literally to fly over the channel by means of a parachute.
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