Meaning: Untrustworthy or undependable; usually used to describe businesses or salespeople.
There are many fly-by-night providers of goods on the internet, so buying products online only from reputable websites is probably a good idea.
A fly-by-night salesman at the market yesterday sold me a flawed product that doesn’t even work.
My uncle lost his savings by getting involved with a fly-by-night investment company.
What should you do if someone calls a company fly-by-night?
A. Avoid this company.
B. Try to do business with this company.
C. Apply for a job with this company.
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The correct answer is A. Fly-by-night means untrustworthy, so if someone or something can’t be trusted, you’d better avoid them!