07 Colour Idioms | Niharika

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2017年3月12日

1) Born with a silver spoon - Someone who is born into a rich family. Has all the wealth and privilege.
Example - John can afford to go to the medical college, he was born with a silver spoon.

2) To catch someone red handed - To catch someone doing something wrong or illegal or private.
Example - I boyfriend is cheating on, so she is planning to follow him and catch him red handed.

3) White lie - Innocent lie to protect another person's feelings.
Example - We told Sharon that her chicken pie was delicious, which was actually a white lie.

4) Tickled pink - To be very pleased or delighted by someone or something.
Example - I was tickled pink to receive flowers from my husband.

5) Yellow-bellied - Someone who is extremely timid or coward
Ron is yellow bellied and is never willing to fight for what is right.

6) Talk a blue streak - To talk too much and rapidly
Example - She talked a blue streak all night long.

7) Black sheep of a family - A person who is a disgrace to a family or a group.
Example - Sam is a black sheep of the family. He's always in trouble with the cops.