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    Colourful idioms

    Hi,

    I'm a new mmeber.

    One of my friend wants to know about colourful idioms. We both know what idioms are. She wants to know the meaning of "colourful idioms". She thinks that colourful idioms are related to the colours. Only the idioms which include a colour in it (green ,red ,yellow,black,blue etc....).

    But I really don't think it has anything to do with the "colour". I think "colourful idioms" means like "beautiful expressions". It's like we use colourful as an "adjective".


    What do you think is correct ? I really would like to hear the answer.

    Thanks


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    Re: Colourful idioms

    Hello Sophie, welcome to the forums. This is answered on your first (unregistered) posting.


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    Re: Colourful idioms

    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you so much for your explanation. So you do think that it has nothing to do with the colours!!!!

    Thanks


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    Re: Colourful idioms

    Unlikely! I would hope that a teacher would make sure the class knew what was meant.


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    Unhappy Re: Colourful idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Unlikely! I would hope that a teacher would make sure the class knew what was meant.

    Yes,she is right!!!! Is any one there to help me and my friend??????

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