顏色英語片語

a black look 怒目而視

a gray area 灰色地帶(指介於兩個對立面之間的範疇)

a green thumb 精通園藝

black sheep 敗家子;不肖子;害群之馬

black tie 正式的

catch someone red-handed 逮個正著

cry blue murder 嘩然反對

get the green light 獲得許可

give someone the green light 准許某人做某事

golden opportunity 絕佳機會

in the black 有盈餘

in the red 虧損

once in a blue moon 罕見

out of the blue 突如其來;意外地

paint the town red 尋歡作樂

pot calling the kettle black 五十步笑百步

roll out the red carpet 盛大歡迎

white elephant 昂貴而無用的禮物

white lie 善意的謊言

yellow-bellied 膽怯的

black in the face 盛怒;滿臉怒容

blue in the face 精疲力盡、臉色鐵青;大發脾氣、氣急敗壞

brown-nose 馬屁精,諂媚者

give someone a black eye 把某人打得眼圈發青

green-eyed 眼紅;嫉妒的

one’s ears are red 困窘;難堪

one’s green eyes 貪婪滿胸

one’s green face 嚇出一身汗

one’s red eyes 怒火中燒

red-faced 臉紅

red-handed 當場被逮捕

someone has green face with green eyes 好色怕事

someone has red eyes on his green face 敢怒不敢言

with red hands 雙手染著血;犯殺人罪

in somebody’s black books 受某人輕視;失去某人之好感

look black at somebody 怒視某人(= give somebody a black look)

look blue(人)沮喪;(事態)不樂觀;不妙

see pink elephants(因喝酒過多)頭昏眼花

see red 勃然大怒

black and blue 黑青,瘀血,挫傷;遍體鱗傷

black and white 黑白分明(好壞、是非等清楚的);寫在紙上,印下來;墨畫

black is black 事實勝於雄辯

black humor 黑色幽默(一種文學風格,以荒誕或諷刺手法反映世界)

black in the face 盛怒;滿臉怒容

black is black 事實勝於雄辯

black list 黑名單

black market 黑市

black out 燈火管制,停電,斷電;暫時失去知覺,暈眩,昏厥;封鎖,抹殺

go black (指失去知覺)眼前一黑

look black at somebody 怒視某人(= give somebody a black look)

not so black as one is painted 不似傳聞中那樣壞

a bolt from the blue 意外不愉快之事;晴天霹靂

blue blood 貴族血統,貴族階級

blue button 股票交易經紀人

blue chip 高值籌碼,績優股

blue dahlia 不可能有的東西

blue hen’s chick 聰明伶俐的人;能幹的人

blue in the face 精疲力盡、臉色鐵青;大發脾氣、氣急敗壞

blue law 嚴法

blue movie 色情片

blue-pencil 刪除

blue-print 藍圖,設計圖

blue ribbon 藍絲帶;高級的

blues 沮喪,消沈

blue-stocking 醉心文學的女子

blue-sky market 露天市場

feel blue 感到憂鬱

into the blue 至遠處;不見

like blue murder 以全速

look blue(人)沮喪;(事態)不樂觀;不妙

out of the blue 突如其來;意外地

till all is blue 長期的;徹底的

win one’s blue 當選大學的代表選手

brown-nose 馬屁精,諂媚者

browned off (with sb)(對某人)忍受夠了;厭煩

do (one) brown 欺騙(某人)

in (into) a brown study 陷入深思

golden handcuffs 黃金手套;優渥的條件

golden key 賄賂金

golden rule 金科玉律,箴言

golden wedding 金婚紀念

the golden age 黃金時代

gray eminence 幕後掌權人

gray beard 老人

gray market 水貨市場

gray matter 腦袋;智能,點子

green-back 美鈔

green-belt 綠帶

green-eyed 嫉妒的

green-grocer 菜販,果菜商

green-horn 生手

green-house 溫室,暖房

green with envy 非常嫉妒的、羨慕極了

squeeze the orange 把好的全部吸收

suck the orange 把甜汁全部吸收

in the pink 身體健康

see pink elephants(因喝酒過多)頭昏眼花

tickle (sb) pink 使(某人)感到好笑;使(某人)非常高興

born in the purple 生於王室

purple passages 華麗辭藻

a red flag 警訊

get into the red 出現赤字;負債;有虧損

out of the red 無負債

paint the town red 尋歡作樂

red blood cell 紅血球

red-blooded 活潑有力的

Red Cross 紅十字會

redden(red-faced)臉紅

red-handed 當場被逮捕

red herring 錯誤線索

red-hot 最新的,最近的、搶手的

red-letter day 假日;節日

roll out the red carpet 盛大歡迎

see red 勃然大怒

turn red 變紅;赤化

with red hands 雙手染著血;犯殺人罪

bleed (sb/sth) white 耗盡(某人、物)財富、力量

raise/wave a white flag 舉白旗,投降

white elephant 昂貴而無用的禮物

white heat 激情,緊張的情緒

white lie 善意的謊言

white livered 怯懦的,膽小的

white sale 毛巾或床單的廉價銷售

yellow-bellied 膽怯的

yellow boy 金幣

yellow cab 計程車公司

yellow flag 黃旗,檢疫旗

yellow pages 電話號碼分類頁

After black clouds, clear weather.否極泰來

An evening red and a morning gray, is a sign of a fair day.

晚霞紅如火,曉色青如灰,定是晴朗天

Every bean has its black.人人有其缺點

Every cloud has a silver lining.山窮水盡疑無路,柳暗花明又一村

I am caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.進退維谷

In youth the hours are golden in mature years they are silver, in old age they are leaden.

青年時代是黃金的,壯年時代是白銀的,老年時代是灰鉛的

It is a small flock that has not a black sheep.

家家難免有敗類

Mock not a cobbler for his black thumbs.

不要嘲笑皮匠的黑拇指

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