fly the flag

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To support one's country enthusiastically
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Now they are the English champions, flying the flag for their country in Europe’s premier club competition and managed by a 53‑year‑old who only got the job on Sunday night.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'fly the flag':

fly the flagTo be registered in a particular country and display that country's flag as a result
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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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