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put the flags out!

UK humorous something that you say when you are ​pleased and ​surprised that something has ​happened: Josh has ​cleaned the ​bathroom - put the ​flags out!
(Definition of put the flags out! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put the flags out!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 悬旗致敬!(表示对发生的事感到惊讶和高兴)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懸旗致敬!(表示對發生的事感到驚訝和高興)…
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