Colour Idioms - Silver

Colour Idioms - Silver

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Jöjjenek ismét a színek: egy csokorral való "ezüst" idióma. 

COLOUR IDIOMS - SILVER

1. the silver screen - the movies - mozi

2. to be born with a silver spoon in somebody’s mouth - born into wealth and privilege - gazdagnak születni

3. to hand something on a silver platter - provide with something valuable for nothing, or give an unearned reward to; also, make it easy for - tálcán kínálni valamit

4. to cross someone's palm with silver - it is something like tipping -  megkenni valakit (pénzzel)

5. Every cloud has a silver lining - you can derive some benefit from every bad thing that happens to you- Minden rosszban van valami jó, avagy a felhők mögött mindig kék az ég

6. silver - money - pénz

7. silver bullet or magic bullet - a specific, fail-safe solution to a problem - varázslatos megoldás, csodafegyver

8. silver-tongued - an expression used to describe a person who has a clever way with words to persuade someone to do what they want - aranyszájú, ékesszóló

9. silver surfer- an elderly person who uses the internet - idős ember, aki használja az Internetet

10. silver jubilee - it is the 25th anniversary of an important event such as a person becoming king or queen, or an organization being started - 25 éves évfordulója valaminek

11. silver wedding or silver wedding anniversary - it is the 25th anniversary of a married couple’s wedding - 25 éves házassági évforduló vagy „ezüstlakodalom”

12. silver medal - if you come second in a competition, especially a sports contest, you get this as a prize - ezüst érem   

13. the silver - it refers to all the things in a house that are made of silver, especially the cutlery and dishes - az ezüst (evőeszközök, edények)

14. to sell the family silver - part with a valuable resource for immediate advantage - pillanatnyi előnyért megválni valami nagyon értékestől

15. ASilver Alert - it is a public notification system in the United States to broadcast information about missing persons, especially senior citizens with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other mental disabilities in order to aid in their recovery - „Ezüst riasztás” - Amerikában, eltűnt személyek megtalálására

16. silver fir - a fir tree with foliage that appears silvery or bluish because of whitish lines on the undersides of the needles - ezüstfenyő

Match the idioms with the definitions.

1. the silver screen

A.a specific, fail-safe solution to a problem

2. to be born with a silver spoon in sy’s mouth

B.an elderly person who uses the internet

3. to hand sg on a silver platter

C.born into wealth and privilege

4. to cross someone's palm with silver

D.provide with something valuable for nothing, or give an unearned reward to; also, make it easy for

5. Every cloud has a silver lining

E.it is something like tipping

6. silver

F. an expression used to describe a person who has a clever way with words to persuade someone to do what they want

7. silver bulletor magic bullet

G.money

8. silver surfer

H. the movies

9. silver-tongued

I.it is the 25th anniversary of an important event such as a person becoming king or queen, or an organization being started

10. silver jubilee

J. it refers to all the things in a house that are made of silver, especially the cutlery and dishes

11. silver wedding or silver wedding anniversary

K. it is a public notification system in the United States to broadcast information about missing persons, especially senior citizens with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other mental disabilities in order to aid in their recovery

12. silver medal

L. it is the 25th anniversary of a married couple’s wedding

13. the silver

M. a fir tree with foliage that appears silvery or bluish because of whitish lines on the undersides of the needles

14. to sell the family silver

N. if you come second in a competition, especially a sports contest, you get this as a prize

15. ASilver Alert

O. part with a valuable resource for immediate advantage

16. silver fir

P.you can derive some benefit from every bad thing that happens to you

Key:

1. H.

2. C.

3. D.

4. E.

5. P.

6. G.

7. A.

8. B.

9. F.

10. I.

11. L.

12. N.

13. J.

14. O.

15. K.

16. M.

Vocabulary

wealth

gazdagság, jólét

platter

tányér

unearned

nem kiérdemelt

tipping

borravaló adása

to derive

származtatni

bullet

puskagolyó

fail-safe

biztosan működő

tongue

nyelv

to persuade

rábeszélni valakit valamire

prize

díj

cutlery

evőeszköz

dementia

demencia, elbutulás

recovery

megtalálás

foliage

lombozat

needle

tűlevél

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