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nail (or pin) one's colours to the mast

Definición de nail or pin one's colours to the mast en inglés:

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly: they nailed their colours to the mast of youth revolt
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I have the chance, finally, to come off the fence and out of the closet, stretch my philosophical wings, nail my colours to the mast, and proudly declare: I am a relativist; je suis un relativiste; ich bin ein Relativist.
  • I think the price probably is a bit of a gamble, but they must be confident because they have nailed their colours to the mast.
  • It might have been better if we hadn't nailed our colours to the mast without being completely happy with them.
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Más sobre nail or pin one's colours to the mast

Palabra del día fortissimo
Pronunciación: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly