#IOTW: Idioms with red colour

Hello hello, fellas. How’s your Sunday? Does the rain ruin your plan for today? :)

Now, I’m going to start today’s session. What will it be? It will be #IOTW with red. Yes, there will be some idioms with red colour which I’m going to share to you. Let’s start it. :D

  1. A red cent. Meaning: no money at all.
    • Example:
      • “Alex did all that work for them and they did pay him a red cent. He was very disappointed.”
  2. A red eye. Meaning: a flight that leaves late at night and arrives early the next morning.
    • Example:
      • “Jane took the red eye to fly from Las Vegas to Chicago.”
  3. Paint the town red. Meaning: to go out and have a good time.
    • Example:
      • “Every time my brother comes to visit me, we will go out and paint the town red.”
  4. Red-hot. Meaning: very hot; creating much excitement or demand.
    • Example:
      • “The new movie is red-hot and many people are waiting for it.”
  5. Red ink. Meaning: debt.
    • Example:
      • ” That food company will collapse soon because there is too much red ink in it.”
  6. Out of the red. Meaning: out of debt.
    • Example:
      • “That food company is finally out of the red because of the investor.”
  7. As red as a cherry. Meaning: bright red.
    • Example:
      • ” I want to have a car and the colour is as red as a cherry.
  8. Ears are red. Meaning: someone’s ears are red from embarrassment.
    • Example:
      • “John’s ears are red after hearing what his ex-girlfriend said about him.”

That’s all for tonight, fellas. Let’s get some rest before facing daily activities. See you tomorrow, fellas. Cheerio! :D

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, December 08, 2013




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