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 Fly-by-night (A).Fly in the Face of Danger (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fly in One’s Face (To).
 
To get into a passion with a person; to insult; as a hawk, when irritated, flies in the face of its master.   1
 


 Fly-by-night (A).Fly in the Face of Danger (To). 

 
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