With Flying Colors

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With ease and great success, boldly, flamboyant

Etymology:

  • The naval ships often have very colorful flags on them to show the glory of the ship when it sails into the port. The imagination was then used to describe the persons who tend to do something marvelous or achieve great success with ease.
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I passed the driving test with flying colors.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'With Flying Colors':

with flying colorsExtremely well; in an exceptional, noteworthy, or extraordinary manner.
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