With flying colours

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rainbow402

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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!
 

Horsa

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