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 and finally caught between his main body and his reserves and pounded to bits.
If he tries to do so, he is out-flanked himself; and he is liable to be beaten in detail by continually fresh bodies of troops.
But now as the rout of the out-flanked regiments exposed it to the horse it had to go with the rest, and then the day was won.
Historians have described this bloody battle and how, about sundown, our army was out-flanked and forced to retreat.
I saw at once that this was a party who had out-flanked our men, and would speedily attack them in the rear.
In Cowley trench only one enemy machine-gun was working and soon it was out-flanked and captured.