Colour Idioms - Golden

Colour Idioms - Golden

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Nézzünk meg néhány idiómát és kifejezést az "arany" szóval! 

1. a golden boy or a golden girl - a well-regarded, popular,,successful man or woman - népszerű, sikeres ember

2. a golden handshake or a golden goodbye -  it is a large sum of money that a company gives to an employee when he or she leaves, as a reward for long service or good work either on retirement in recognition of long or excellent service or as compensation for loss of employment - végkielégítés

3. a golden parachute - substantial benefits given to a top executive in the event that the company is taken over by another firm and the executive is terminated as a result of the merger or takeover - végkielégítés („arany ejtőernyő”)

4. golden handcuff - a large sum of money, typically deferred payments, provided by an employer to discourage an employee from taking employment elsewhere - jutalom, amit azért kap valaki, hogy ne keressen máshol állást

5. golden hello - it is a sum of money that a company offers to a person in order to persuade them to join the company - vállalathoz belépéskor kapott “üdvözlő” pénzösszeg 

6. the golden hour -  the time of day when natural light looks best for photography OR the first hour after a serious accident, when it is crucial that the victim receives medical treatment in order to have a chance of surviving  - értékes/becses idő                       

7. to have golden ears - a great listening ability to discern quality, it is a term in audio circles referring to a person who is thought to possess special talents in hearing and claims to be able to discern subtle differences - akinek „arany füle” van apró különbségek meghallására például zenefelvételnél

8. agolden mean - the desirable middle the middle course between extremes - arany középút

9. golden age - an idyllic, often imaginary past time of peace, prosperity, and happiness OR the period when a specified art or activity is at its peak - aranykor

10. golden bible or golden plates - according to Latter Day Saint belief it is the source from which Joseph Smith said he translated the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the faith – aranylemezek, a Mormon Könyvének forrása

11. golden opportunity - a very good chance to achieve something, an opportunity that may never present itself again - kihagyhatatlan lehetőség

12. golden rule of life - the most important principle to remember  because it will help you to be successful - az élet arany szabálya

13. golden jubilee - it is the 50th anniversary of an important or special event - 50 éves évfordulója valaminek

14. golden wedding - it is the 50th anniversary of a wedding - aranylakodalom (50 éves házassági évforduló)    

15. golden oldie - people sometimes refer to something that is still successful or popular even though it is quite old as a golden oldie esp. a hit record or song that has remained popular or enjoys arevival - örökzöld (sláger)

16. golden syrup - it is a sweet food in the form of a thick, sticky, yellow liquid used to sweeten and flavour cakes, puddings - juharszirup (méz helyettesítésére)

17. golden calf  - the pursuit or idolization of material wealth -  aranyborjú

18. golden goose  - a goose in folklore that laid a golden egg a day until its greedy owner killed it in an attempt to get all the gold at once - aranytojást tojó tyúk

19. Golden Horde  - the Mongol horde that devastated Europe in the early 13th century - Arany Horda

20. golden retriever - a medium-sized breed of dog having a silky coat of flat or wavy hair of a gold or dark-cream colour  - golden retriever kutya

21. golden share  -  a nominal share in a company that controls at least 51% of the voting rights and so is able to outvote all other shares in certain specified circumstances, often held by a government organization - aranyrészvény

22. Golden Globe Award - it is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign - Golden Globe - díj (Arany Glóbusz-díj)

 23. to have a golden heart - to have  a rich heart, full of love, faith and good values - aranyszíve van

24. golden years - the advanced years in a lifetime - idős kor

1. a golden boy or a golden girl

A.substantial benefits given to a top executive in the event that the company is taken over by another firm and the executive is terminated as a result of the merger or takeover

2. a golden handshake or a golden goodbye

B.it is a sum of money that a company offers to a person in order to persuade them to join the company

3. a golden parachute

C.a great listening ability to discern quality, it is a term in audio circles referring to a person who is thought to possess special talents in hearing and claims to be able to discern subtle differences

4. golden handcuff

D.the most important principle to remember  because it will help you to be successful

5. golden hello

E.it is the 50th anniversary of a wedding

6. the golden hour

F.a large sum of money, typically deferred payments, provided by an employer to discourage an employee from taking employment elsewhere

7.to have golden ears

G.a well-regarded, popular ,successful man or woman

8. a golden mean

H.the time of day when natural light looks best for photography OR the first hour after a serious accident, when it is crucial that the victim receives medical treatment in order to have a chance of surviving  -

9. golden age

I.the desirable middle the middle course between extremes

10. golden bible or golden plates

J.it is the 50th anniversary of an important or special event

11.golden opportunity

K.it is a large sum of money that a company gives to an employee when he or she leaves, as a reward for long service or good work either on retirement in recognition of long or excellent service or as compensation for loss of employment

12. golden rule of life

L.according to Latter Day Saint belief it is the source from which Joseph Smith said he translated the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the faith

13.golden jubilee

M.a very good chance to achieve something, an opportunity that may never present itself again

14. golden wedding

N.it is a sweet food in the form of a thick, sticky, yellow liquid used to sweeten and flavour cakes, puddings

15. golden oldie

O.an idyllic, often imaginary past time of peace, prosperity, and happiness OR the period when a specified art or activity is at its peak

16. golden syrup

P.a goose in folklore that laid a golden egg a day until its greedy owner killed it in an attempt to get all the gold at once

17.golden calf

Q.a nominal share in a company that controls at least 51% of the voting rights and so is able to outvote all other shares in certain specified circumstances, often held by a government organization

18. golden goose

R.it is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign

19. Golden Horde

S. a person amongst a populace who everyone seems to love no matter what

20.golden retriever

T. the advanced years in a lifetime

21. golden share

U.to have  a rich heart, full of love, faith and good values

22.Golden Globe Award

V.the Mongol horde that devastated Europe in the early 13th century

23. to have a golden heart

W.the pursuit or idolization of material wealth

24. golden years

X.a medium-sized breed of dog having a silky coat of flat or wavy hair of a gold or dark-cream colour

25. golden child

Y.people sometimes refer to something that is still successful or popular even though it is quite old as a golden oldie esp. a hit record or song that has remained popular or enjoys a revival

Key:

1. G.

2. K.

3. A.

4. F.

5. B.

6. H.

7. C.

8. I.

9. O.

10. L.

11. M.

12. D.

13. J.

14. E.

15. Y.

16. N.

17. W.

18. P.

19. V.

20. X.

21. Q.

22. R.

23. U.

24. T.

25. S.

Vocabulary

well-regarded

jóhírű

handshake

kézfogás

retirement

nyugdíjazás

in recognition of sg

valami elismeréseként

parachute

ejtőernyő

substantial

jelentős, nagy összegű

to terminate (a contract)

szerződést bontani

merger

egyesülés, fúzió

takeover

átvétel

handcuff

bilincs

deferred payments

részletekben fizetve

crucial

kritikus

to survive

túlélni valamit

to discern

megkülönböztetni

subtle

apró, finom

prosperity

bőség, gazdagság

at its peak

fénykorában

Latter Day Saints

Utolsó Idők Szentjei (mormonok)

sacred

szent

principle

elv

jubilee

évforduló, jubileum

revival

megújulás, újjászületés

pursuit

hajsza

idolization

bálványozás

material wealth

anyagi javak

greedy

kapzsi

to devastate

elpusztítani, feldúlni

nominal

névleges

accolade

elismerés, jutalom

to bestow

adományozni

populace

lakosság, nép

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