pass (something) with flying colors

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pass (something) with flying colors

To win, achieve, or accomplish something exceptionally well or very successfully. Said especially of an test, examination, or training of some kind. Samantha was rather nervous taking her final exam, but she passed with flying colors! Your brother passed his apprenticeship with flying colors. He'll be a master builder in no time!
See also: color, flying, pass