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flag up

(transitive; adverb) to bring (something) to someone's attention; point out
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  • Thaine threw the flag up to a coolie who was already climbing.

    Winning the Wilderness Margaret Hill McCarter
  • That flag up there must be a beastly fraud, or there must be two of 'em!

    The Hero of Garside School

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

  • “Just the same we want to get our flag up,” exclaimed Grant.

  • When she was about two miles distant she ran a flag up to her peak.

    In Strange Company Guy Boothby
  • We had our Geneva Cross flag up, and their coming there only drew fire.

    Five Months at Anzac Joseph Lievesley Beeston
  • He ran the flag up to its full height, swiftly knotted the cord and put his back against the pole.

  • As they were turning into Shaftesbury Avenue an empty taxicab passed them with the flag up.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • Whoever put the flag up there arranged matters so that it can not be pulled down.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • 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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