flying colors

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flying colors

    Hyphenation

    fly·ing col·ors

    Turkish pronunciation

    flayîng kʌlırz

    Pronunciation

    /ˈflīəɴɢ ˈkələrz/ /ˈflaɪɪŋ ˈkʌlɜrz/

    Etymology

    [ 'flI ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English flien, from Old English flEogan; akin to Old High German fliogan to fly and probably Old English flOwan to flow.

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