with flying colours Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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with flying colours

C1 UK (US with flying colors) If you do something such as ​pass an ​exam with ​flyingcolours, you do it very ​successfully.
(Definition of with flying colours from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “with flying colours”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成绩优异地, 出色地…
in Turkish büyük bir başarıyla…
in Russian блестяще…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成績優異地, 出色地…
in Polish w pięknym stylu…
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