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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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The units of that vast and varied population bought and learnt what had happened; there had been a fight and New York had hoisted the white flag.
After the smashing of the City Hall and Post-Office, the white flag had been hoisted from a tower of the old Park Row building, and thither had gone Mayor O'Hagen, urged thither indeed by the terror-stricken property owners of lower New York, to negotiate the capitulation with Von Winterfeld.
The New York police was speedily hard at work, and a foolish contest in full swing between impassioned citizens resolved to keep the flag flying, and irritated and worried officers instructed to pull it down.
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.
living, at least unless death had struck Barbicane and his two friends since they had hoisted the flag.
There are serious flags like your country's ensign and lesser flags like those for provinces, cities, football teams or retailers, which act more like product placements than big ideas.
The Air Force Frames from Flags Connections will show off a flag and medals of service in the United States Air Force.
As our nation's flag whipped high above their heads, children from Chase Street Elementary School sang patriotic songs in Old Glory's honor recently outside the Panorama City Mall.
In this narrative, flags played an important role as symbols of Confederate sacrifice and unity.
I thought about all the people who must see that flag every day - especially students - and the message such a disgracefully worn flag must send.
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After the cowardly attacks in September 2001, American flags were ubiquitous.
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