Color Idioms - 1 -

source: EnglishAnyone     2011年5月9日

To show your true colors means to show people who you really are.
Sometimes people may look nice, but when they show their true colors, they can turn out to be mean.

Tickled Pink
Tickled pink means to be really excited!
We're tickled pink that people other than our moms watch our videos!

Red In The Face
To be red in the face means to be embarrassed.
I got turned down by the girl I like in front of my friends and was so red in the face!

Feeling Blue
Feeling blue means feeling sad or discontented.
Ever since my dog ran away, I've been feeling so blue!

Black Sheep
A black sheep is a person who is an embarrassment to a family or group.
All of my children became doctors except one. John, the black sheep of the family, stays home and plays video games all day!

Green With Envy
Green with envy means really jealous.
I was green with envy when I heard my friend won a trip to Hawaii!

To be yellow-bellied is to be very cowardly or scared.
That guy is so yellow-bellied that he got his candy taken by a baby!

Golden Child
A golden child is a special child or person.
The son of the king is a golden child!