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    Bhuvana Murali Guest

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    " To Take Wing" - Is it an idiom or a phrase. In what situations will it be appropriate to use it?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: Hi

    It is both a phrase and an idiom.

    It comes from birds taking wing = flying away. So metaphorically something that takes wing is taking off and flying away.

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    Re: Hi

    Quote Originally Posted by Bhuvana Murali View Post
    " To Take Wing" - Is it an idiom or a phrase. In what situations will it be appropriate to use it?
    to take wing=to suddenly, powerfully develop:
    "Turkeky to take wing"

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