on the wing

ADVERB
  1. flying through the air
    we saw the ducks in flight
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How To Use on the wing In A Sentence

  • For what Steyn calls a cheerier take, though, there's this, from some make-pretend academic on the wingnut gravy train: Firedoglake
  • Zoey pointed upward to their right to a large, light-colored bird whose wide wingspread showed off dark patches on the wings and tale. Devlin’s Light
  • Death is an electric shock which our heart receives; the freed soul soars upwards on the wings of electricity. Andersen's Fairy Tales
  • I did have a few games on the wing there but only for short spells.
  • The ancient soothsayers looked to birds for auguries -- the birds upon the wing were the flexion of her soul. MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY
  • We flee in the arms f Lafitte and on the wings of Caillard.
  • Inside him beat the heart of a daredevil barnstormer, who in 1922 had walked on the wings of an airplane as it looped through the air in the Midwest, secured by invisible wire cables. Helen Davey: Pan Am: A Dream Takes Flight (Part III)
  • I don't know how the future will take us, how we will fly on the wings and winds of fate and fortune.
  • Flying on the wings of an ubiquitous electric slide guitar, a distinctive if quavering voice, and her acerbically accurate songwriting, the Ottawa songwriter has crafted what sounds suspiciously like a Canadian roots rock classic.
  • Time is a bird for ever on the wing
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