Colours and theirAssociationSPART 2COLOUR IDIOMS Работа ученицы 7класса А школы №169 МИООВодяниковой Кристины, под руководством учителя английского языка Прониной Надежды Викторовны
Введение В каждом языке есть множество разных идиом, и в этой работе я хочу показать вам какие цветовые идиомы бывают в Англии .
COLOUR LOCAL COLOURAll the traditional features of a place that give it its own character and make it special.SEE THE COLOUR OF SB’S MONEYTo make sure that someone , especially someone who you do not trust, has enough money to pay you for what they want.
DO STH WITH FLYING COLOURSIf someone passes the exams or completes the test with flying colours , they are very successful in it.SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORSTo let people see your true feelings or opinions about a subject , after you have been hiding them.
A RED-LETTER DAYUsed about a very special day, when something exciting or important happens.BE IN THE REDTo have no money in your bank account.To paint the town redHave an enjoyable time.
GREEN AROUND THE GILLSLooking sick or pale because you are shocked, afraid , or ill.GREEN WITH ENVYSomeone is very upset or annoyed.THE RUB OF THE GREENGood luck in a game involving.
BE/GET BROWNED OFFSpoken to become bored with something that you are doing, or annoyed by something that keeps happening.
IN BLACK AND WHITEIf a fact , agreement , or promise is in black and white , it is written dawn so that everyone can see exactly what it is.BE IN THE BLACKTo have money in your bank account.
BE BORN TO THE PURPLEUsed in order to say that someone’s family is at the highest level of society.
A SHRIKING VIOLETUsed about someone who is very shy and easily frightened.
WRITER THAN WHITEUsed about some one who is always honest and always does what is morally right, so that they sometimes seem too good to be believed.
IN A BLUE FUNKVery unhappy or worried about something.OUT OF THE BLUEIf something happens or someone does something out of the blue , you have no reason to expect it and it surprises you.
BE TICKLED PINKTo be very pleased that something has happened.IN THE PINKFeeling very healthy.
Idioms Dictionary .LongmanIntermediate Dictionary .Collins CobuildDictionary of English Language and Culture.Longman