wave/show/fly the flag Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “wave/show/fly the flag” - English Dictionary

"wave/show/fly the flag" in British English

See all translations

wave/show/fly the flag

UK to show ​support for the ​country, ​group, or ​organization that you ​belong to
(Definition of wave/show/fly the flag from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wave/show/fly the flag”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对自己的国家、团体或组织)表示拥护,摇旗呐喊…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對自己的國家、團體或組織)表示擁護,搖旗呐喊…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More