📖 Definition of the phrase "Doing something on the fly"
When we use the expression "Doing something on the fly" it means that we do it badly, in a hurry, without being very precise or rigorous. It is sloppy, not done with much seriousness.
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🗣 Pronunciation in French
🥳 Use in a close, familiar environment
"I did my homework on the way to school."
"I got a good grade on my exam, yet I really slogged through it."
"The retoucher sewed up the hole in my sweater in a rush, you can see bits of thread sticking out."
👩🏼💻 Use in a professional, formal environment
The phrase "doing something on the fly" should never be used in a professional setting as it is slang.