Colour Idioms - YELLOW

Colour Idioms - YELLOW

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A színes idiómák sorában most következzen a sárga. 

COLOUR IDIOMS – YELLOW

  1. yellow as a guinea – bright yellow – sárga, mint a citrom 

  2. yellow as a frog bellycowardly – gyáva

  3. ayellowstreak – cowardice – gyávaság                                         

  4. yellow – cowardly – gyáva                                    

  5. yellow brass – yellow metal – sárgaréz

  6. yellow journalism/press – newspaper articles sensationalized in order to sell more papers – bulvársajtó, szenzációhajhász újságírás                                        

  7. ayellow card (soccer) – to give someone a first warning – sárga lap (fociban)             

  8. yellow fever – a disease involving high fever and jaundice that is common in the tropics – sárgaláz

  9. ayellow boy (British)  – a gold coin – aranypénz (régies jelentés)

10. Yellow jack – a flag flown on avessel to show that it is under quarantine – karantént jelző sárga zászló

11. Yellowdog contract – a contract which denies a person the right to join a worker’s union – olyan szerződés, amelyben a munkavállaló vállalja, hogy nem csatlakozik a szakszervezethez                             

12. Everything that is yellow is not gold. – all is not gold that glitters – Nem minden arany, ami fénylik.

13. give someone the yellow light – indicate that someone should proceed cautiously with an action, plan, etc – sárga lámpát mutatni valakinek, óvatosságra inteni

14. have a yellow streak down one's back – to be a coward – gyáva

15. The Yellow Kid  – (1895) was one of the first comic strip characters. He gave his name to type of sensational reporting called yellow journalism.

16. yellowjackets – black–and–yellow wasps – darázs

17. Yellow Pages – a book that contains the telephone numbers of businesses and organizations in an area, arranged according to the type of service or goods they provide – Sárga Oldalak

18. yellow-bellied – cowardly – gyáva

Can you give all the ’yellow’ words for „gyáva”?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Match the idioms with the definitions.

1. yellow as a guinea

A. yellow metal

2. yellow brass

B. a disease involving high fever and jaundice that is common in the tropics

3. yellow journalism/press

C. to give someone a first warning

4. ayellow card

D. a gold coin

5. yellow fever

E. a contract which denies a person the right to join a worker’s union

6. Yellow jack

F. bright yellow

7. Yellowdog contract

G. all is not gold that glitters

8. Everything that is yellow is not gold.

H. newspaper articles sensationalized in order to sell more papers

9. give someone the yellow light

I.a flag flown on a vessel to show that it is under quarantine

10. The Yellow Kid

J. indicate that someone should proceed cautiously with an action, plan, etc

11. yellowjackets

K. A book that contains the telephone numbers of businesses and organizations in an area, arranged according to the type of service or goods they provide.

12. Yellow Pages

L. One of the first comic strip characters. He gave his name to type of sensational reporting called yellow journalism.

13. ayellow boy

M. cowardice

14. ayellow streak

N. black–and–yellow wasps

Key:

gyáva:  yellow as a frog belly, yellow, yellow–bellied, have a yellow streak down one's back

Idioms:

  1. F

  2. A

  3. H

  4. C

  5. B

  6. I

  7. E

  8. G

  9. J

10. L

11. N

12. K

13. D

14. M

Vocabulary

belly

has

cowardly

gyáva

brass

réz

metal

fém

sensationalized

szenzációra, figyelem felkeltésre kihegyezett

warning

figyelmeztetés

jaundice

sárgaság

jack

zászló

vessel

hajó

quarantine

karantén

contract

szerződés

to deny

megtagadni

worker’s union

szakszervezet

to glitter

fényleni, csillogni

to proceed

előrehaladni, folytatni

cautiously

óvatosan

comic strip

képregény

wasp

darázs

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