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English definition of “nail your colours to the mast”

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nail your colours to the mast

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to make it obvious what your opinions or plans are
Translations of “nail your colours to the mast”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明確表態, 表明意圖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明确表态, 表明意图…
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