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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
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    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!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
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    554

    Re: With flying colours

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

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
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    213

    Re: With flying colours

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

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