take wing

take wing
phrasal
: to begin flight : depart swiftly : fly away

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(of a bird, insect, or other winged creature) fly away

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take wing
: to begin to fly

The ducks took wing and flew away.

— often used figuratively

Let your imagination take wing and explore the possibilities.

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Main Entry:wing

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take ˈwing idiom
(literary) (of a bird, insect, etc.) to fly away: (figurative)

Her imagination took wing.

Main entry:wingidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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