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    dancewnd! is offline Newbie
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    Talking English slang

    Someone could tell me which are all the idioms that contain a colour as expression of feelings, please?
    for example: to fell in blue.
    thank you very much

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    English slang

    I meant 'to feel blue'...

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    Re: English slang

    In the pink = very well
    green with envy
    yellow with jealousy
    red-faced
    purple with fury/anger

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    Re: English slang

    go as white as a sheet
    tell a white lie

    be in the red
    to see red
    paint the town red


    scream blue murder

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    Wink Re: English slang

    thank you very much!!

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    English slang

    do you know the origin of 'to feel blue'?
    why is 'blue' used to express sadness?

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    Re: English slang

    This gives as good an explanation as anything: Re: "Color me blue"

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