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    Hi, is "fly down" means as it was one word together? what does it means?

    "catch a charter plane, fly down to Lake Buena Vista"

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    Default Re: fly down to Lake

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi, is "fly down" means as it was one word together? what does it means?

    "catch a charter plane, fly down to Lake Buena Vista"
    If you are in a location north of Lake Buena Vista, you could fly/drive/walk down there.
    If you are south of the lake you could fly/drive/walk up there.

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    Default Re: fly down to Lake

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi, does "fly down" mean ...? What does it mean?

    "catch a charter plane, fly down to Lake Buena Vista"
    "Down" is just another preposition specifying the (relative) direction in which the flight goes. It would also be correct to say "Catch a charter plane, fly to Lake Buena Vista" but adding the preposition "down" gives the reader (or listener) a clue as to where the writer (or speaker) is located - probably somewhere north of Lake Buena Vista.

    You can't leave out the prepostion "to", though. So it would be wrong to say "Catch a charter plane, fly down Lake Buena Vista".

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    Default Re: fly down to Lake

    Hi bhaisahab and Shenfeng thanks ... let's see if I got it maybe Fly down means southward to the lake?

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    Default Re: fly down to Lake

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi bhaisahab and Shenfeng thanks ... let's see if I got it maybe Fly down means southward to the lake?
    Yes.

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    Default Re: fly down to Lake

    Quote Originally Posted by flowersa View Post
    Hi bhaisahab and Shenfeng. tThanks ... lLet's see if I got it. mMaybe 'Fly down' means southward to the lake?
    If you were on a high plateau, and the lake were in a valley, you could fly down northwards to it.

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