Пропоную вам добірку чудових вправ на використання кольорових ідіом. При виникненні проблем зверніть увагу на повний список ідіом з назвами кольорів.
Вправа 1. Доповніть речення ідіомами з назвами кольорів.
to roll out the red carpet, a red herring, a white elephant, the black sheep, the green light, in the pink, in the red, blue in the face, the ginger group, green with envy
John was _____________ of the family, because he was always in trouble with the law.You can plead with Fred till you are ________________ but he’ll never let you do this.Did Alice expected Tom __________________ for her after all she had done?We’ll begin construction as soon as we get _____________from the town council.Everybody left, only _________________decided to stay and discuss the party programme.Molly was ill but now she is на щастя ______________.The company has been _____________for the past three months and now we need to increase our sales.Tom’s leaving the party was just ______________ to show Molly that he doesn’t care.A new house of grеg’s was _____________.Mary was _____________when she learned that Jake had won the first prize.
Вправа 2. Вставте назви квітів.
blue (3), black (2), red (2) yellow, white, pinkWe didn’t invite Jordan, he just arrived out of the _______.Kate was the ______of perfection in her snow-white dress.Jack was furious and gave his wife a _______ eye.When Nora is in a _______ funk she doesn’t go out.I saw ________ when I learned I had been falsely accused of cheating.There is considerable ________ tape in diplomatic affairs.The ____________ press can’t stop discussing the celebrity’s divorce.I can you lend as much money as you need. These days i’m in the __________.Stop turning the air _________! Don’t you see the children are listening to you!Molly had a _________ night. The child didn’t give her an opportunity to sleep.
Вправа 3.Вставте назви квітів.
blue (2), black (3), white (2), green, yellow (2)
After the divorce Fred is as _________ as the devil.Having understood that Mike had missed his classes the mother gave him a _______look.__________ flag displayed on ships indicates the presence of disease or quarantine.Witches are highly proficient in ______ art.Buy some milk. Ted is coming drinks and he only __________coffee.Though it was ________ lie Emily felt like betraying their friendship.Sometimes it seems to Jim that Molly isn’t interested in his personality. The only thing she wants is to ________ his money.I don’t like grеg’s personality. I consider him to be a _________dog.________ bad is a type of sausage that exists in various cultures from Asia to Europe.Lis has a _______ thumb. Her garden is a real masterpiece.
Вправа 4. Доповніть речення ідіомами з назвами кольорів.
a red-letter day, like a bolt out of the blue, paint the town red, black spot, white feather, a blue streak, green winter, white-collar, in the green, once in a blue moonThis left turning is a real ___________. There have been more than dozen of accidents here for the last few years.Henrick’s arrival in March was ___________________.She phones only me _______________________.Tim has always been a _______________ worker. Every time Greg meets his best friend they _____________________.Greg showed the ______________having escaped from the crime scene.As last year we had a ____________, Lucas had no opportunity to improve his skiing skills.The 1st of January is a _____________ in our country.Stop! Stop! You are constantly talking ______________. Now Fred is not very sporty, but _____________ he had brilliant results in cycling.
Вправа 1. 1. the black sheep 2. blue in the face 3. to roll out the red carpet 4. the green light 5. the ginger group 6. in the pink 7. in the red 8. a red herring 9. a white elephant 10. green with envy
Вправа 2. 1. blue 2. pink 3. black 4. blue 5. red 6. red 7. yellow 8. black 9. blue 10. white
Вправа 3. 1. blue 2. black 3. yellow 4. black 5. white 6. white 7. blue 8. yellow 9. black 10. green
Вправа 4. 1. black spot 2. like a bolt out of the blue 3. once in a blue moon 4. white-collar 5. paint the town red 6. white feather 7. green winter 8. a red-letter day 9. a blue streak 10. in the green
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