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flag up

(transitive; adverb) to bring (something) to someone's attention; point out
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  • Godfrey ran to the end of Flag Point, and began to haul his flag up and down, as if he were saluting.

    Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne
  • That flag up there must be a beastly fraud, or there must be two of 'em!

    The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting
  • “Just the same we want to get our flag up,” exclaimed Grant.

  • But the Englishman answered by running a Spanish flag up the halliards.

  • "He still has his flag up," he whispered into the Honourable Timothy Watling's ear, when he reached the hall.

    Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete Winston Churchill
  • When she was about two miles distant she ran a flag up to her peak.

    In Strange Company Guy Boothby
  • As they were turning into Shaftesbury Avenue an empty taxicab passed them with the flag up.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • He ran the flag up to its full height, swiftly knotted the cord and put his back against the pole.

  • He entered the service in 1867 and when he carried that flag up San Juan was filling out his thirty-first year in the service.

  • He glanced at the dial of his taximeter, which had registered one franc twenty-five, and pulled the flag up.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman

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