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(adverb) to register (a commercial vehicle) in a country other than the one in which it operates, usually in order to take advantage of favourable rates of taxation
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby flag out
flagman, flag of convenience, flag officer, flag of truce, flagon, flag out, flagpole, flag rank, flagrant, flagrante delicto, flags
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How to use flag out in a sentence
The enemy perceiving that Custer was forming for attack, had sent the flag out to his front and stopped the charge just in time.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete|General Philip Henry Sheridan
As the breeze opened the flag out, the boys stood off and surveyed it with a good deal of satisfaction.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
I sat up in bed and shouted, laughed and cried by turns, waving my handkerchief to the flag out there.Special Days and their Observance|Anonymous
If a man cannot earn a pension by tearing our flag out of the sky, he cannot earn power.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Thompson promptly pulled a little silk American flag out of his pocket and shouted "Hoch der Kaiser!"Fighting in Flanders|E. Alexander Powell