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Flying Colours (To come off with)

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In triumph; with the flags unfurled and flying.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fly (plural flys)
Fly (plural flies)
Fly-boy
Fly a Kite (To)
Fly-by-night (A)
Fly in One’s Face (To)
Fly in the Face of Danger (To)
Fly in the Face of Providence (To)
Fly Open (To)
Fly Out at (To)
Flying Colours (To come off with)
Flying Dutchman
Flying without Wings (No)
Flyman’s Plot (The)
Fog-eater
Fogie or Fogey
Fo-hi or Foë
Foil
Folio
Folk
Folk