Thêm màu sắc vào ngôn ngữ tiếng Anh bằng cách sử dụng các thành ngữ tuyệt vời. Dưới đây là các thành ngữ liên quan đến màu sắc:
- Black and blue = bị bầm tím.
Ví dụ: John’s face was black and blue after the boxing match.
- Black market = thị trường chợ đen (thị trường bất hợp pháp).
Ví dụ: Jerry used to sell cigarettes from South America on the black market.
- Black sheep = người con hư đối với gia đình.
Ví dụ: I have always been the black sheep in my family, I have a completely different personality to all of them, and we don’t even look the same!.
- Blue blood = dòng giống hoàng tộc.
Ví dụ: Many of blue bloods in our town were invited to the royal wedding.
- A bolt from the blue = tin sét đánh.
Ví dụ: It was a complete bolt from the blue for us, we had no idea that they were having problems, let alone getting divorced.
- Feel blue = cảm giác không vui.
Ví dụ: What’s the matter with you today? You seem really bue. Is there something you’d like to talk about?.
- Boys in blue = cảnh sát.
Ví dụ: I saw the boys in blue outside our neighbour’s house last night. I hope everything is okay.
- Blue collar worker = người lao động chân tay.
Ví dụ: The got rid of a lot of the blue collar workers during the recession. I would say they definitely suffered the most.
- Once in a blue moon = rất hiếm, hiếm hoi.
Ví dụ: My sister is working in Africa, she hardly ever has the time to call us. My parents only hear from her once in a blue moon.
- Blue in the face = nói hết lời.
Ví dụ: I kept trying to convince him that it was a good idea until I was blue in the face, but he’s so stubborn, he just kept disagreeing with me!.