(there are) no flies on someone

(there are) no flies on someone
(there are) no flies on someone informal phrase
used for saying that someone is not stupid and you cannot trick them easily
Thesaurus: words used to describe intelligent or wise peoplesynonym someone who is intelligent or well informedhyponym
Main entry: fly

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • no flies on (someone) —    To say that there are no flies on someone means that they are quick to understand and cannot be tricked or deceived easily.     It s better to tell him all the facts. There are no flies on him …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • fly — fly1 [ flaı ] (past tense flew [ flu ] ; past participle flown [ floun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move with wings ▸ 2 go by/use airplane ▸ 3 move fast (through air) ▸ 4 about time ▸ 5 about flag/kite ▸ 6 be blown around in wind ▸ 7 about ideas/opinions ▸ 8 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fly — I UK [flaɪ] / US verb Word forms fly : present tense I/you/we/they fly he/she/it flies present participle flying past tense flew UK [fluː] / US [flu] past participle flown UK [fləʊn] / US [floʊn] *** 1) [intransitive] to travel by plane Sometimes …   English dictionary

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  • Four Flies on Grey Velvet — Infobox Film | name =Quattro mosche di velluto grigio caption =Poster art for Dario Argento s Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971) director = Dario Argento producer = Salvatore Argento writer =Dario Argento Luigi Cozzi Mario Foglietti starring… …   Wikipedia

  • fly — fly1 W2S2 [flaı] v past tense flew [flu:] past participle flown [fləun US floun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(travel by plane)¦ 2¦(move through the air)¦ 3¦(control a plane)¦ 4¦(send somebody/something by plane)¦ 5¦(use air company/service)¦ 6¦(cross sea by… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fly — 1 verb past tense flew past participle flown PLANE 1 (I) to travel by plane: You can fly direct from London to Tokyo in under 12 hours now. | fly on (=continue flying to another place): The first stop is San Francisco, and from there we re flying …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • List of Redwall characters — There are many characters that have appeared in the Redwall series, including the books and television series written by Nick Danby. Contents 1 Characters in Redwall 1.1 Asmodeus Poisonteeth 1.2 Basil Stag Hare 1.3 …   Wikipedia

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