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    Default With flying colours

    Dear Teacher,

    I know what the meaning of " with flying colours" is. My questions are belows:

    1. Is it a British idiom?

    2. Is " colours" referred to Jack union or a flag?

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: With flying colours

    Yes you are right! It's a naval idiom.

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    Default Re: With flying colours

    Mr. Horsa, thank you very much for your answer.

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