flying colours

pl n

conspicuous success; triumphhe passed his test with flying colours

Nearby words

  1. flying bridge,
  2. flying buttress,
  3. flying characin,
  4. flying circus,
  5. flying colors,
  6. flying column,
  7. flying doctor,
  8. flying dragon,
  9. flying dustbin,
  10. flying dutchman

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