2008.11.19. - Színes kifejezések

2008.11.19. - Színes kifejezések

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2008. november 19. Hírlevélarchívum

Szia!

Ma tovább folytatjuk a színes témát és megtanulunk néhány színekkel kapcsolatos kifejezést is.

Jó tanulást!

Üdv,
Nóri

MAI LECKE

Colour Idioms

Idiom

Jelentés

Példa

beet red

Sötét vörös, legtöbbször az arc színére értjük

My sister's face turned beet red when I caught her singing in front of a mirror.

black and blue

kék-zöld (megverték,elesett és sérüléseket szerzett)

We found the poor guy black and blue near the train tracks.

black and white

tiszta, érthető

The rules we gave the kids were black and white. No answering the phone or the door.

black out

elájulni

I always black out at the sight of blood.

black sheep

fekete bárány:)

My oldest brother was the black sheep in our family. He dropped out of school at fifteen.

born with a silver spoon in one's mouth


 

gazdag családba született


 

Keiko hasn't worked a day in her life. She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth.

catch red handed

valakit valami rossz dolgon érünk,csal, hazudik

The kids were caught red handed stealing chocolate bars.

golden opportunity

tökéletes lehetőség

The models' conference was a golden opportunity for me to sell my beauty products.

grass is always greener on the other side

szomszéd kertje mindig zöldebbJ

I always wanted to go to university, but now I wish I had time to get a job. Grass is always greener on the other side.

grey area, gray area

ha valami nem világos, valamit nem értünk,

Writing personal email in the office is a grey area that needs to be discussed at the next meeting.

the green light

engedély

The builders were given the green light to begin the tower.

green with envy

nagyon féltékeny

I am green with envy over Julio's new wardrobe.

(have a) green thumb

ért a kertészkedéshez

You can tell by her flower garden that Sheila has a green thumb.

have the blues

szomorú vagy depressziós

I always have the the blues during the winter time.

in the dark

nem tud vmiről, váratlan

Antoine left his wife in the dark about their honeymoon destination until they got to the airport.

in the red

eladósodva

When we were in the red we almost had to sell the house.

once in a blue moon

nagyon ritkán

We only go out for dinner once in a blue moon.

out of the blue

váratlanul, a semmiből tűnt elő…,

I got a phone call from a long lost cousin out of the blue last week.

red tape

hivatalos, bürokratikus

There is still some red tape to deal with in terms of the inheritance.

roll out the red carpet

valakit sztárként kezelni

When relatives come to town my grandmother rolls out the red carpet.

rose coloured glasses

nem valós elképzelés

Paula imagines Hollywood with rose coloured glasses.

see red

mérgesnek lenni

I saw red when that guy grabbed my sister's purse.

tickled pink

nagyon elégedett és hálás

My mom was tickled pink when my father brought roses home for her.

true colours

saját magát adja, nem játsza meg magát

Suzanne doesn't show her true colours when we have guests over.

white lie

ártalmatlan hazugság, hogy ne bántsuk meg a másik érzéseit

We told Grandma that her cake was delicious, which was actually a white lie.

with flying colours

kiemelkedően, messze magasan teljesít…

I passed my road test with flying colours.

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