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flag

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

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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References in classic literature ?
The captain of the airship watching this quarter seems to have stooped to lasso and drag from its staff a flag hoisted upon Morgan Hall.
They could see a flag that tossed in the smoke angrily.
a) An area of architectural interest in Glasgow (b) A flag usually accompanied by cries of "En-ger-luund" Is Andy Murray a (a) Grand Slam winning Brit (b) Underachieving Jock What are the Trossachs?