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    on the fly.

    Fluent reading is a constant back-and-forth process of inferences, filling in the blanks, testing hypotheses, and constructing meaning on the fly.Try this: "The man went to the window and asked what time the feature began.

    What do you mean by "on the fly"? Does it mean "doing something quickly considering other things"?

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    Re: on the fly.


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    Re: on the fly.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Fluent reading is a constant back-and-forth process of inferences, filling in the blanks, testing hypotheses, and constructing meaning on the fly.Try this: "The man went to the window and asked what time the feature began.

    What do you mean by "on the fly"? Does it mean "doing something quickly considering other things"?
    "on the fly"

    "while something or someone is operating or moving. I'll try to capture the data on the fly. Please try to buy some aspirin somewhere on the fly today."

    [From http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/on+the+fly]
    I'm not a teacher and I'm not a native speaker of English.

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    Re: on the fly.

    In this specific example it means you have to construct meaning as you go along, while you are reading.

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