One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Try something out to test public opinion.
- ‘A day later, the governing body's chairman, Geoff Thompson, flew a kite: that Keegan may need ‘a little help’ in integrating the country's leading coaches into service for the international side.’
- ‘Here he is flying a kite on nationalising public hospitals - not endorsing it and not dismissing it either!’
- ‘I discussed the situation with Henrik Larsson and flew a kite about him going to Barcelona.’
- ‘Of course, the company could just be flying a kite, but the inclusion of high-resolution pictures suggests PalmOne conived in their publication.’
- ‘However, industry insiders have say that the company is flying a kite to see if this plan provokes any interest among operators.’
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