COLOUR IDIOMS – BLACK


5Perc Angol | 2015. 02. 05.
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Mini lecke és feladat “fekete” idiómákkal. 

COLOUR IDIOMS – BLACK                       

1. to blackmail someone – to threaten to reveal secrets unless payment is made – zsarolni

2. to black out –to lose consciousness – elájulni                          

3. a blackout – a loss of electricity in an area – áramszünet                                 

4. the blackout – during wartime, extinguishing or covering lights – elsötétítés

5. black magic / the black arts – magic used for evil purposes – fekete mágia   

6. the pot calling the kettle black – someone criticizing someone else for aquality they themselvespossess – Bagoly mondja verébnek, hogy nagyfejű.                           

7. the black market – illegal/underground sales and purchases – feketepiac

8. a black sheep – the outcast or disgrace in a group – fekete bárány                            

9. black gold – oil / petroleum – fekete arany                    

10. black tie – formal clothing e.g. atuxedo – szmoking                          

11. black humour – jokes about death or illness – fekete humor                          

12. a blackleg – a scab; a person who breaks a strike – sztrájktörő                                 

13. to be in black and white – to be written down officially – hivatalosan                                   

14. to be black and white (a situation) – to be clear – tiszta, világos helyzet                   

15. in the black – profitable – nyereséges                          

16. a black mood – a bad, grumpy mood – rosszkedv                               

17. a black eye – a bruised eye –  monokli                        

18. to blacklist someone – to prevent someone from being hired – valakit feketelistára tenni, nem alkalmazni                                  

19. black and blue – bruised – kék és zöld                                                             

20. as black as night – very dark black – éjfekete                          

21. pitch black – very dark black – koromfekete                                                   

22. black-hearted  – cruel, evil, mean – gonosz                                                    

23. to blacken someone’s name – to suggest/indicate a person’s wrongdoing – befeketíteni valaki nevét                              

24. the Black Death – The Bubonic Plague – feketehimlő, pestis                         

25. Black Friday (U.S.)  – The day after American Thanksgiving when many stores have sales – Fekete Péntek    

Match the definitions with the idioms.

1.to blackmail someone

a. during wartime, extinguishing or covering lights

2. to black out

b. the outcast or disgrace in a group

3. a blackout

c. oil / petroleum

4. the blackout

d. a scab; a person who breaks a strike

5. black magic / the black arts

e. a bad, grumpy mood

6. the pot calling the kettle black

f. jokes about death or illness

7. the black market

g. to be clear

8. a black sheep

h. profitable

9. black gold

i. formal clothing e.g. a tuxedo

10. black tie

j. someone criticizing someone else for a quality they themselves possess

11. black humour

k. magic used for evil purposes

12. a blackleg

l. to lose consciousness

13. to be in black and white

m. a bruised eye

14. to be black and white (a situation)

n. a loss of electricity in an area

15. in the black

o. to be written down officially

16. a black mood

p. to prevent someone from being hired

17. a black eye

q. very dark black

18. to blacklist someone

r. bruised

19. black and blue

s. very dark black

20. as black as night

t. illegal/underground sales and purchases

21. pitch black

u. cruel, evil, mean

22. black-hearted

v. to suggest/indicate a person’s wrongdoing

23. to blacken someone’s name

w. The day after American Thanksgiving when many stores have sales

24. the Black Death

x. to threaten to reveal secrets unless payment is made

25. Black Friday

y. The Bubonic Plague

Key

1.      x.
2.      l.
3.      n.
4.      a.
5.      k.
6.      j.
7.      t.
8.      b.
9.      c.
10.  i.
11.  f.
12.  d.
13.  o.        
14.  g.
15.  h.
16.  e.
17.  m.
18.  p.
19.  r.
20.  s.
21.  q.
22.  u.
23.  v.
24.  y.
25.  w.

       

Vocabulary

to threaten

fenyegetni

to reveal secrets

titkot felfedni

to lose consciousness

elájulni

wartime

háborús időszak

to extinguish

leoltani, kioltani

magic

mágia

evil

gonosz

pot

teáskanna (amiben a teára rátöltik a vízet)

kettle

fém teáskanna vízmelegítésre

quality

tulajdonság

purchase

vásárlás

outcast

számkivetett

disgrace

szégyen

tuxedo

szmoking

scab

sztrájktörő

to possess

birtokolni, rendelkezni valamivel

officially

hivatalosan

grumpy

morgolódós, zsörtölődős

bruise

zúzódás

to be hired

munkára alkalmazni

cruel

kegyetlen

mean

gonosz

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