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flying colours

pl n
conspicuous success; triumph: he passed his test with flying colours.
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Noun1.flying colours - complete success; "they passed inspection with flying colors"
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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I boxed, swam, sailed, rode horses, lived in the open an arrantly healthful life, and passed life insurance examinations with flying colours.
So I came off with flying colours, though from an affair in which I was at the very brink of destruction.
Flying Colours Aviation repainted a QantasLink 717 airplane with a basecoat-clearcoat coatings system by PPG Industries' aerospace business that delivered a quickly-achieved, smooth, high-gloss finish.
Flying Colours Aviation repainted a QantasLink 717 airplane with a basecoat-clearcoat coatings system by PPG Industries aerospace business that delivered what it promised a quickly-achieved, smooth, high-gloss finish.
5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario is helping Flying Colours Corp.
Flying Colours Corp, a Canada-based completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialist, has received confirmation of its first Saudi registered aircraft maintenance project.
FLYING Colours, a global aviation service company, recently delivered its first Chinese registered aircraft - a Bombardier Challenger 850 business jet to BAA Jet Management based in Shenzhen.
Canadian completions company Flying Colours has clinched US supplemental type certification for their VIP Bombardier CRJ 200 ExecLiner interior.
Dancers at the Terry School of Dance, based in Lea Village, passed their examinations with flying colours after showing off their routines to a panel of judges.
About 200 passengers on board a Flying Colours flight from Gran Canaria touched down at Birmingham International Airport yesterday morning minus their luggage.
The charter plane, which is operated by Flying Colours Airlines, was already airborne when a bomb warning was made on the Mediterranean island last night.
Airline Flying Colours are a soaraway success with Scots.