(FIVE) Idioms related to colours. โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ

Using idioms make you sound more advanced and there are tons of them. But today I chose only five idioms related to colours.

(I used Cambridge dictionary)

1. Out of the blue

If something happens out of the blue, it is completely unexpected.


* One day, out of the blue, she announced that she was leaving.

* My old roommate called me out of the blue.

2. Green with envy

to be very unhappy because someone has something that you want.


* Chad is heading off to Spain for the week, and I’m green with envy.

* Ireland’s economy turned the world green with envy. ~Times, Sunday Times (2009)

3. Gray area

a situation that is not clear or where the rules are not known.


* The difference between gross negligence and recklessness is a legal grey area.

* There is a large grey area where we don’t know what to say.

4. Catch someone red-handed

to discover someone while they are doing something bad or illegal.


* He was caught red-handed taking money from the till.

5. tickled pink (informal)

it means to be very pleased.


* I was tickled pink to be invited.

And here is a link for their (flashcards)

All the best ๐Ÿ˜‰

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