1. 〔戦いの成り行き〕the tide of war;〔勝算〕odds;〔形勢〕the outlook
    • 彼らの旗色は悪かった[よかった]
    • The tide of the war was 「going against them [in their favor]./〔試合などで〕Chances [The odds] were 「against them [in their favor].
    • 我々の旗色が悪くなると彼は寝返った
    • When the situation [outlook] became unfavorable, he betrayed us.
    • さしあたり旗色を見ていることにしよう
    • Let's sit on the fence for the present.