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Flags

Blue Peter

noun

a blue flag with a white square in the middle, used by ships to signal that they are ready to sail

bunting

noun

a line of small flags on a string, used for decorating buildings and streets for special occasions

bunting

noun

cloth used for making flags

chequered flag

noun

a flag with black and white squares on it that is waved at the end of a motor race

colour

noun

a flag, badge etc used as a symbol of a particular country, team, political party etc

ensign

noun

a flag on a ship that shows the country that it comes from

flag

noun

a piece of cloth decorated with the pattern and colours that represent a country or organization. A flag is often hung from a pole called a flagpole

flag

noun

a piece of coloured cloth that is used for giving a signal

flagpole

noun

a tall thin pole used for hanging a flag on

hammer and sickle

noun

the sign that represents Communism, consisting of a hammer across a sickle (=a tool used for cutting grain crops). This sign was used on the flag of the Soviet Union.

Jolly Roger

noun

a black flag with pictures of bones on it, used in the past by pirates

mast

noun

a tall pole that a flag hangs from

Old Glory

noun

the flag of the United States

pennant

noun

a long narrow flag with a pointed end, used mainly by ships, businesses, and teams

red flag

noun

a red flag used as a sign of socialism

red flag

noun

a red flag used as a signal of danger or telling you to stop

staff

noun

a flagpole

standard

noun

a flag that represents a particular person or group and is used on special occasions

standard

noun

a flag or other symbol that is carried on a pole at the front of a military march

the Stars and Stripes

the flag of the US

the Star-Spangled Banner

the national flag of the US

tricolor

the American spelling of tricolour

tricolour

noun

a flag with three thick lines of different colours, for example the flag of France

Union Jack

the national flag of the UK

white flag

noun

a white flag or piece of cloth held up to show that you accept you are defeated

at half-mast

a flag that is at half-mast has been lowered to the middle of a pole, often in order to show respect for someone who has died

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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