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She’s flying against the current

I heard this one at a meeting.  My guess is that the speaker was thinking of the phrases  “swimming against the current” (go against prevailing thought or opinion) and “off to a flying start” (good beginning), both indicating movement.  He may also have been thinking of the difficulty flying through wind currents.   Then again, as in many blended idiom mix-ups, the speaker probably forgot or did not know the accepted idiom.

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