• Pirate ships often flew the flag of a friendly country as they sailed toward the ship they planned to rob.

    VOA: special.2009.05.24

  • Brown was furious that the crowd outside had refused to honor his white flag of truce earlier in the day.

    VOA: special.2009.06.25

  • A few days before she left, she gave a small American flag to her friend Jacqueline Cochran, another female pilot.

    VOA: special.2010.05.26

  • Union troops quickly moved into Richmond.Then they raised the United States flag over the once proud capital of the Confederacy.

    VOA: special.2009.12.17

  • Johnny Cash imagines the many historical events the American flag has seen and experienced since the founding of the United States.

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • Within minutes he sent the picture of the six men raising the flag to the Associated Press headquarters in New York.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • There was Robert E. Lee, Beauregard and Bragg, And the south wind blew hard on That Ragged Old Flag."

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • I said, "Your old flag pole is leaned a little bit, And that's a ragged old flag you got hanging on it".

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • I said, "I think it is." He said, "I don't like to brag, but we're kinda proud of That Ragged Old Flag."

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • They grew up as Americans and pledge allegiance to our flag, and yet they live every day with the threat of deportation.

    VOA: special.2011.02.03

  • "You see, we got a little hole in that flag there, When Washington took it across the Delaware.

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • Left behind on the moon were the footprints of Armstrong and Aldrin, an American flag and scientific equipment.

    VOA: special.2009.07.15

  • "Your forces," he wrote, "fired this morning on a civilian ship flying the flag of my government.

    VOA: special.2009.07.23

  • After all,the Confederate secretary of war had declared that the Confederate flag would fly over the Capitol building before the first of May.

    VOA: special.2009.08.20

  • President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the Marine Corps to send home the men who had raised the flag.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • The behavior of a fishing boat is mainly the responsibility of the nation whose flag it flies.

    VOA: special.2009.12.08

  • On second thought I do like to brag 'Cause I'm mighty proud of That Ragged Old Flag."

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • The fifty star flag became the official flag of the United States on July fourth,nineteen sixty.

    VOA: special.2010.04.02

  • They seem about to move. Their bodies push forward as they struggle to raise the flag.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • Today I disputed with my English teacher about how many stars were on the American flag.

    VOA: special.2010.04.23

  • He would leave the fort on April fifteenth if the Confederates made no hostile act against Fort Sumter or against the United States flag.

    VOA: special.2009.08.06

  • "There it goes!" he said. He swung his camera up, following the movement of the flag, and pressed the button that took the picture.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • The heavy pole holding the flag had just left his hand when the picture was taken.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • Brown sent out one of his men and one of the prisoners with a white flag.

    VOA: special.2009.06.25

  • For example, the flag had forty-eight stars for forty-seven years, from nineteen twelve until nineteen fifty-nine.

    VOA: special.2010.04.02

  • The photograph shows six men and an American flag during a battle in World War Two.

    VOA: special.2011.05.30

  • I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out of hopeful green stuff woven.

    VOA: special.2009.04.12

  • And it almost fell at the Alamo Beside the Texas flag, But she waved on though.

    VOA: special.2010.07.02

  • And he ordered the state flag raised over all other federal property in the city.

    VOA: special.2009.07.23

  • They raised the pirate flag -- with its picture of a skull and crossed bones.

    VOA: special.2009.05.24

词组短语

red flag n. 红旗;危险信号;[喻]惹人生气的事物

national flag n. 国旗

white flag 白旗(表示投降);降旗

under the flag of 受…保护,站在…一边  

yellow flag 黄色旗;检疫旗;[植]黄菖蒲

blue flag 蓝旗;蓝菖蒲;蓝鸢尾

flag of truce 白旗,休战旗

flag day n. 美国国旗纪念日(六月十四日)

flag state 船旗国;标记状态

with flags flying 得胜地,征服者似的,得意洋洋地  

flag of distress 求救旗号

show the flag [ 口语] , ◎(英国船只)打着英国皇家海军旗帜到外国港口巡视访问;显示军事力量 , ◎露面,亮相  

hoist the flag 升旗表示占领新发现的土地  

keep the flag flying ◎[口语]不屈服,坚持战斗;继续坚持自己的意见(或想法) , ◎(尤指在国外时)为自己的国家感到自豪  

flag down 打信号使停下

flag pole 旗杆

black flag 黑旗(表示囚犯已被处决);海盗旗;黑旗令(赛车可能有故障)

quarantine flag n. 黄色检疫旗(表示船上未发生疾病的旗帜)

flag of convenience 方便旗(指商船为逃税而向别国注册并挂该国旗帜)

wave the flag 激起爱国热情  

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