with flying colours | colors
Meaning: If you pass a test with flying colours, you pass it easily and get high marks.
- Our daughter Rosie was really worried about her history exam, but in the end she passed it with flying colours. We're very proud of her.
- I was given a tough assignment at work this week, and today the boss told me it was really just a test. He also said I passed with flying colors.
Tony took his driving test again today, and passed with flying colours so
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Contributor: Matt Errey