Fly Under the Radar

Welcome to English in a minute!The word radar is short for Radio Detection and Ranging.But are Jonathan and Anna trying to find enemy airplanes?Fly under the radar.Where was Carly this morning? We had the meeting without her.Carly? I don’t know.I haven’t seen her in the office for weeks.Maybe she’s working on a secret project and that’s why she’s flying under the radar.Well,she had better be careful.Because if she flies under the radar for too long,No one’s is going to miss her when she gets fired.Before electronic devices,military aircraft would fly under the radar.So they wouldn’t be seen by the enemy.Today “to fly under the radar”means to avoid being the center of attention or to go unnoticed.And that’s English in a minute!

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