Fear of Flying

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Fear of Flying

metaphor for housewife Isadora Wing’s temporary inability to achieve self-awareness. [Am. Lit.: Fear of Flying]
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uk managing director Chris Brown said: "You often hear about people who are afraid of flying and we wanted to look into how this phobia compared to other fears.
Many years ago, I saw a plane crash in Mexico City and became deathly afraid of flying," Radel said Monday.
And Parry - who, given his performances for the Bluebirds last season, could be a key performer in the forthcoming World Cup campaign - dismissed reports he had been unwilling to don the famous red jersey because he was afraid of flying.
Carter was afraid of flying and had not been on a plane for six years, yet she went to the airport in Sydney to fly east.
She was always afraid of flying but this has really frightened her and she is terrified of the flight home.
She fought her way through lots of competition to become an air hostess, even though she was afraid of flying.
Kevin Cowherd A wonderful newspaper columnist, the late Lewis Grizzard, once wrote that he wasn't afraid of flying.
Anyone who's afraid of flying might not notice that a plane's decor can ease inner turbulence.
Afraid of flying, he traveled relatively little and late, generally had a charming though some-what inscrutable manner, and mostly steered clear of the spotlight.
With only a week to go before the start of the trip, I saw Eric in SE and he said he didn't think Paul was going to make it because he was afraid of flying.
Though he said he was afraid of flying, he travelled countless miles to entertain servicemen, boosting the morale of troops from the Second World War to the Gulf War.
A medical conference in Rome, Italy, has indicated that three out of ten Italians are afraid of flying.