Advanced Idioms - Colours
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box.
dark | colour | black | green | pink | grey | white | red | yellow | blue
Adam has to do quite a lot of digging and planting very soon, but he really hasn't got
Saturday was a
-letter day for Susan. She got a lot of birthday presents from her friends.
Surely they'll come up with an acceptable solution if they use some
The tracks outside the house lend
to his claim that somebody tried to break in last night.
I used to spend a lot of time in Dublin, but now I only go there once in a
Mr Jones says he was kept in the
about the danger posed by the explosives.
Business is starting to improve; this is the first time we've been in the
for six months.
Corporations, especially Indian ones, need to worry about
The girl students were so
-bellied that they even feared their own shadows.
She was tickled
when her old friend called her up to wish her on his birthday.
have green fingers
to be good at growing plants
a very happy or exciting day
your intelligence, or your brain
lend colour to sth
to make something appear likely or true
once in a blue moon
be (kept) in the dark
knowing nothing about something important
be in the black
to have money in your bank account
relating to the people who work in an office
not having courage, cowardly
be tickled pink
be very pleased or amused