I understood that we had been out-flanked and that we would be taken prisoners.
The Boers were strongly entrenched and concealed, and could not be out-flanked.
They had the whole advantage of ground, and commanded, as well as out-flanked the Sikhs.
However, I out-flanked this brutal disregard for established customs, but it was "cold."
We'll be outwitted, out-numbered, out-flanked ...