Definition of 'white flag'
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So they have got to now wave the white flag of surrender. The Sun (2011)Put up the white flag and surrender? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now they appear more like a white flag of surrender. The Sun (2011)When staff arrived yesterday, their canteen had been decked out in red and white flags. The Sun (2010)Who can really be surprised her body is putting up the white flag of surrender at 21? Times, Sunday Times (2008)A white flag, a red flag and his voice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The next day I felt sure my liver would be flying a white flag or surrender. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If this were a real war, Athens would now be waving the white flag of surrender. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's high time racing people stood up to be counted, instead of always waving the white flag of surrender. The Sun (2013)EVER wondered where England's red and white flag comes from? The Sun (2012)
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