IDIOMS WITH COLOURS Black, blue, red, white and other colours
IDIOMS WITH BLACK <ul><li>to be in the black  = have money in one's bank account.  </li></ul><ul><li>to black out  = lose ...
IDIOMS WITH BLACK <ul><li>black market  = illegal trade.  </li></ul><ul><li>black and blue  = covered with bruises.  </li>...
EXERCISE <ul><li>1. If you do that again, I will beat you _____ .  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In black and white </li></ul>...
EXERCISE <ul><li>2. This has been a _____ for the car industry with more job losses announced.  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
EXERCISE <ul><li>4. For a few seconds, he felt like he was going to _____. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be in the black. </li...
EXERCISE <ul><li>Laura was so angry that she gave her husband a _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black and blue. </li></u...
IDIOMS WITH WHITE <ul><li>a white-collar worker  = non-manual worker.  </li></ul><ul><li>as white as a sheet  = very pale,...
EXERCISE <ul><li>Are you OK? You are _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white elephant. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
EXERCISE <ul><li>Peter works in an office, he's _____. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As white as a sheet. </li></ul></ul></ul>...
EXERCISE <ul><li>After painting the walls, I can assure you that they look _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white eleph...
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Idioms With Colours

  1. 1. IDIOMS WITH COLOURS Black, blue, red, white and other colours
  2. 2. IDIOMS WITH BLACK <ul><li>to be in the black = have money in one's bank account. </li></ul><ul><li>to black out = lose consciousness or memory temporarily. </li></ul><ul><li>a black day = an unhappy day when something bad happens. </li></ul><ul><li>a blacklist = list of people who are considered undesirable. </li></ul><ul><li>a black look = a look of anger. </li></ul>
  3. 3. IDIOMS WITH BLACK <ul><li>black market = illegal trade. </li></ul><ul><li>black and blue = covered with bruises. </li></ul><ul><li>in black and white = in writing or in print. </li></ul><ul><li>not so black as somebody is painted = not as bad as people believe. </li></ul><ul><li>the black sheep (of the family) = person whose conduct is considered to be a disgrace to the family. </li></ul>
  4. 4. EXERCISE <ul><li>1. If you do that again, I will beat you _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In black and white </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In the black </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black and blue </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. EXERCISE <ul><li>2. This has been a _____ for the car industry with more job losses announced. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black look </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black market </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black day </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. EXERCISE <ul><li>4. For a few seconds, he felt like he was going to _____. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be in the black. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black out. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black and blue. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. EXERCISE <ul><li>Laura was so angry that she gave her husband a _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black and blue. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black day. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black look. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. IDIOMS WITH WHITE <ul><li>a white-collar worker = non-manual worker. </li></ul><ul><li>as white as a sheet = very pale, as a result of fear or shock. </li></ul><ul><li>as white as snow = very white. </li></ul><ul><li>a white lie = harmless or trivial lie. </li></ul><ul><li>a white elephant = possession that is useless and often expensive to maintain. </li></ul>
  9. 9. EXERCISE <ul><li>Are you OK? You are _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white elephant. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As white as a sheet. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white collar-worker. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. EXERCISE <ul><li>Peter works in an office, he's _____. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As white as a sheet. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white collar-worker. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white elephant. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. EXERCISE <ul><li>After painting the walls, I can assure you that they look _____ . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white elephant. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A white lie. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As white as snow. </li></ul></ul></ul>

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