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Verb: pass with flying colors
Usage: US (elsewhere: pass with flying colours)
  1. Easily do well at; pass perfectly
    "You will pass with flying colors";
    - breeze through [informal], ace, sweep through, sail through, nail [informal], pass with flying colours [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: passes with flying colors, passed with flying colors, passing with flying colors

See also: sweep

Type of: make it, make the grade [N. Amer], pass

Encyclopedia: Pass with flying colors