come through with flying colours

(redirected from come pass with flying colours)

come through/pass with flying colours

  (British & Australian) also come through/pass with flying colors (American & Australian)
to pass an examination with a very high score or to complete a difficult activity very successfully She took her university entrance exam in December and passed with flying colours. The officer training was gruelling, but he came through with flying colours.
See also: colour, come, flying