fly the coop

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95) receives zany and funny drawings by Ard Hoyt as it tells of twenty-six cows who decide to fly the coop as Ida Mae is daydreaming how she'll get famous.
John admits many first-time buyers featured on the show are desperate to fly the coop so they can start a love nest of their own - away from the eagle-eyes of Mammy and Daddy.
Nakedly autobiographical, the play is narrated by Tom Wingfield (Christian Slater), a would-be writer chafing in a dead-end job and itching to fly the coop like his father did, leaving his crippled and depressed older sister, Laura (Sarah Paulson), in the care of their frustrated, overbearing mother, Amanda (Jessica Lange).
By signalling that he's burned out and ready to fly the coop, Ashcroft has offered the president a significant opportunity to restore an appropriate level of moderation to his Cabinet.
1 Black sheep 2 Fly the coop (chicken) 3 Play possum 4 Sitting duck 5 Lion's share 6 Go cold turkey 7 Have an albatross around one's neck 8 Play dog in the manger 9 Feather one's own nest (any bird) 10 Get someone's goat 11 Put on the dog 12 Red herring 13 In two shakes of a lamb's tail 14 One swallow does not a summer make 15 There is more than one way to skin a cat 16 Every dog has his day 17 Don't look a gift horse in the mouth 18 Curiosity killed the cat 19 It depends whose ox is gored 20 You can't teach an old dog new tricks 21 Let sleeping dogs lie 22 The leopard cannot change his spots 23 Don't count your chickens until they are hatched 24 The worm turns 25 Like a bull in a china shop
Children have a habit of growing up so quickly that almost in the blink of an eye they are ready to fly the coop, so I hope he enjoys each and every moment spent with his family.
It's a relatively simple story - ``The Great Escape'' but with chickens trying to fly the coop before they end up as Mrs.
Inspired by 'The Great Escape', it's set in a chicken farm where the inmates are desperate to break out and fly the coop before they are turned into pies.
It's the story of a group of chickens faced with a race against time to fly the coop before the farmer's wife can turn them into pies.
They fly the coop every year to dodge a council's summons servers.
As thousands of snowbirds fly the coop south to evade the cold and flee their winter confines, the oceanfront Trump International Beach Resort in Miami promises to bail them out of low temperatures and high rates with a 35% off savings package.
THERE will be no 'Chicken' on the Wigan menu next season because George Carmont has decided to fly the coop.
It made sense that "Trace," the 10 o'clock show coming out of the megahit "CSI," would be the one to fly the coop.
HUNDREDS of pigeons are to fly the coop in aid of cancer care.
All three still live at home, but yearn to fly the coop.