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有关颜色的英语习语,你都知道吗?

时间:2017年09月27日

说起颜色,小迈最喜欢蓝色啦~但是也有不少小朋友喜欢红色、黄色、或者绿色等等,而有关颜色的英语习语你们都知道吗?
今天小迈就为大家汇总了一些英语中与颜色相关的习语,快来学习一下吧~

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Blue 蓝色

out of the blue 出乎意外地
He got mad at me out of blue.
他毫无征兆地突然冲我发火。
blue devils 忧愁、沮丧
Being out of health, she was sorely afflicted with the blue devils.
由于身体不好,她变得极为忧郁。
true blue 守旧派
Her husband is a true blue Tory.
她丈夫是坚定的保守党党员。


Pink 粉色

be tickled pink 很满意
We hope you'll be tickled pink!
我们希望你能使人开心
be in the pink 红润健康
A glass of red wine keeps you in the pink.
一杯红酒有益健康。
pink of perfection 状态极佳
Their new cook seems to be the pink of perfection.
他们的新厨师看来是好到了极点。


Yellow 黄色

a yellow streak ( down one’s back ) 怯弱
He has a yellow streak.
他个性有点懦弱。
yellow Journalism 夸张或耸人听闻的报章报道
Many magazines use yellow Journalism to sell copy.
许多杂志用哗众取宠的办报作风来增加销售量。
yellow pages 黄页(指分类电话簿)
I can find travel agent in the yellow pages.
我可以在黄页上找到旅行社代理。


Green 绿色

give / get the green light 批准/ 获得批准
I got the green light from my boss to begin the project.
老板批准我开始这个项目了。
green hand 新手
She is a green hand at such things.
做这样的事,她是个新手。
green thumb / fingers 园艺手艺
My husband has a green thumb and is a very patient person.
我先生很会种这些花花草草的,而且很有耐心。


Purple 紫色

a purple patch 词藻华丽的段落、故弄玄虚之处
The actor is now having a purple patch but he does not know how long it will last.
这演员现在正走运,但他不晓得这种光景能维持多久。
born to/ in the purple 出生王室或贵族
Those born to/ in the purple are destined to live in the public eye.那些出身贵族的人,其一言一行势必要引起公众的关注。
marry in/ into the purple 嫁入王室
Many girls want to marry in/ into the purple.
很多女孩都想嫁入豪门。


Brown 褐色

( as ) brown as a berry 黝黑的
The sunbed make me as brown as a berry.
日光浴把我晒得黝黑。
a brown study 沉思、遐想
I didn’t speak to him as he seemed to be in a brown study.
我没有跟他说话,他好像在沉思。


Grey 灰色

the men in grey suits 幕后操纵者
The police finally found the men in grey suits for this case.
警察找到了这次案件的幕后操纵者。
grey matter = little grey cells 头脑、智力
If you use your grey matter/ little grey cells, you can solve this math problem.
假如你动脑子了,你就能解决这个数学问题。
grey area 灰色地带、没有确定的范围
There is no gray area in Jerry’s world.
在Jerry的世界里,没有灰色地带。


Black 黑色

a black lie 用心险恶的谎言
A white lie is better than a black lie.
善意的谎言总比恶意的要好。
swear black is white 颠倒黑白,强词夺理
He would swear black is white if he thought it would further his career.
如果他认为这会促进他的事业,那他就是在颠倒黑白。
black spot 交通事故多发地段,不景气地区
The accident happened on a notorious black spot on the A43.
事故发生在A43号公路上一个出了名的事故多发地段。

  
Red 红色

on red alert 处于紧急戒备状态
All the nearby hospitals are on red alert.
所有附近的医院都处于紧急状态之中。
give someone a red face 使某人感到尴尬或羞愧
His answer really gives me a red face.
他的回答真的让我很尴尬。
roll out the red carpet 隆重欢迎
They rolled out the red carpet for me.
他们非常隆重地接待了我。

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