#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 didn’t 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 December 08, 2013




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