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flag

1. verb To arrest someone. The police will flag all of us if they catch us drinking—we are underage, you know.
2. verb To fail something. You better study hard, or you'll flag this exam.
3. noun The grade of F on something. You better study hard or you'll get a flag on this exam.
4. noun A bandana worn to show one's gang affiliation. What color flag is that kid wearing? How dangerous do you think he is?

flag

1. tv. to fail a course. Pat flagged English again.
2. n. the grade of F. I’ll get a flag on algebra for the semester.
3. tv. to arrest someone. (see also flagged.) They flagged Bob for speeding even though he was a judge.
4. n. a headcloth or bandana, especially one that shows gang identity. (Streets.) The kid wore a “flag” that alerted the officers to the fact that he was a gang member.

flagged

mod. arrested. Sally was flagged, and she called her fixer to come get her out.
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Little or no damage, they urge, was done to either the German or Japanese forces by the wearing of buttons, the waving of small flags, the fireworks, or the songs.
They read the tale of men blown to bits, of futile soldiers in that localised battle fightingagainst hope amidst an indescribable wreckage, of flags hauled down by weeping men.
At first the rebellious spirit below found vent only in isolated shouts, street-crowd speeches, and newspaper suggestions; then it found much more definite expression in the appearance in the morning sunlight of American flags at point after point above the architectural cliffs of the city.
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The event, An Old Glorious Celebration, commemorated Flag Day.
Afterwards, the flag "was placed in the hands of Colonel Gregg" and then "cheer after cheer went up both from the Regiment and the assembled spectators.
Actually, running a flag up the pole in Quebec in the last 10 years has been a product placement program at some cost to the country and certain politicians (see Sponsorship Scandal).
Remarks at the Flag Day ceremony, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
Americans United has long argued that the flag desecration amendment is unnecessary for two reasons.
This first unofficial, standardized, national flag was the first red and white, 13-stripe flag.
The EFF's contention that the broadcast flag would add complexity to electronic devices is true.
In some Catholic parishes, of course, the flag has always been around, placed in a corner of the sanctuary or flying in front of the church building.
Debate/Discussion: Next, weigh the conflicting claims that the Confederate battle flag represents (a) a racist regime that was defending slavery, or (b) a region's brave struggle for independence.
Like a one-dimensional flag in a two-dimensional breeze, the thread waved.