strike (one's) flag

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strike (one's) flag

To lower the flag on a ship in a show of surrender. Captain, they've struck their flag! We've won!
See also: flag, strike
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Going into the final chicane before the finishing straight Lougher's Suzuki struck a kerb and flung the Welshman across the track after which it spun out of control and struck flag marshall Gerry Alloway, from County Down.