fly a flag
- to have a trouser zip inadvertently undoneWhether or not a part of the shirt-tail is protruding. You may also, in this situation, be said to be flying low.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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fly the flag — ● flag * * * fly/wave/show/the flag phrase to show that you support your country or organization Two players will fly the flag for Welsh golf in Europe next month. Thesaurus: community and the feeling of belong … Useful english dictionary
fly the flag — ► to show support for the country, group, or organization that you belong to: »The government was accused of failing to fly the flag for British farmers at the negotiations. Main Entry: ↑flag … Financial and business terms
fly the flag — If someone flies the flag, they represent or support their country. ( Wave the flag and show the flag are alternative forms of this idiom) … The small dictionary of idiomes
fly the flag — ► fly the flag 1) (of a ship) be registered in a particular country and sail under its flag. 2) represent one s country or demonstrate one s affiliation with a party or organization. Main Entry: ↑flag … English terms dictionary
Fly the Flag — Infobox Album | Name = Fly the Flag Type = Album Artist = Down by Law Released = August 3, 1999 Recorded = Inner Ear Studios, Arlington, Virginia in February March 1999 Genre = Punk rock Length = 39:08 Label = Go Kart Producer = Dave Smalley; Don … Wikipedia
fly the flag — fly/show/wave the flag to support or to represent your country. In the absence of any other Italian film directors, Mr Infascelli bravely flew the flag for his country. (often + for) … New idioms dictionary
fly the flag — If someone flies the flag, they represent or support their country. ( Wave the flag and show the flag are alternative forms of this idiom) (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
fly the flag — (of a ship) be registered in a particular country and sail under its flag. ↘(also show or carry or wave the flag) represent one s country or demonstrate one s affiliation with an organization. → flag … English new terms dictionary
fly the flag — Acts of possession which put the true owner of real estate upon notice that his land is held under an adverse claim of ownership. 3 Am J2d Adv P § 23 … Ballentine's law dictionary
Flag of Japan — Name Nisshōki or Hinomaru Use … Wikipedia