藏在colo(u)r里的小秘密

学了这么久的懂你,

发现自己还是蛮喜欢总结的,

这不,我今天就围绕百词斩里的

颜色系列单词做了一次小结。

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其中有基本的单词意思,

每个词还配上了一两个例句,

以便大家更好地理解与记忆,

除此之外,我还汇总了

部分跟颜色相关的俚语和表达,

希望通过这一次的分享,

你的英语体系里又能多些

你能control的活知识

好了,不多说了,直接看招!



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A. colour

n. 颜色

I have many different colours to choose from.

I like to paint with different colours.


【colour和color的区别】

color 和colour没有本质区别,只是拼写不同而已。

英式拼法:colour
美式拼法:color



n. 肤色

The only difference between us is the colour of our skins.




B. black

adj. 黑色的

a pair of black trousers 一条黑裤子

shiny black hair 乌黑亮发



adj. 不加牛奶(或奶油)的

A cup of black coffee, please.

请来杯清咖啡。

Do you want your coffee black or white?

你咖啡里加不加牛奶?


【特别注意】

black tea 红茶
dark tea 黑茶


C. blue

adj. 蓝色的

It is a beautiful place with a blue sky and sea.

比较级:bluer = adj. 更蓝的
最高级:bluest = adj. 最蓝的



adj. 忧郁的,不开心的

On blue days you feel like you’re floating in an ocean of sadness.

在忧郁的日子里,你会觉得自己在悲伤的海洋里浮浮沉沉。

There's no reason for me to feel so blue.

我没有理由感到这么忧郁。



【blue的相关俚语】

1. black and blue = adj. 遍体鳞伤的;青一块紫一块的

He hit her black and blue.

他打得她浑身青一块紫一块。


2. out of the blue = adv. 出乎意料地

One of them wrote to us out of the blue several years later.

数年后,他们中的一人突然给我们写了一封信。


3. blue blood  贵族血统, 出身贵族

He is proud of his blue blood.

他因出身名门贵族而骄傲。




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D. green

adj. 绿色的

The plant is green.



adj. 无经验的

green hand = n. 生手,没有经验的人

She is a green hand at such things.

做这样的事她是个生手。

He is a green hand in business management.

在业务管理方面,他是个新手。



adj. 幼稚无知的

Do you see any green in my eye?

你以为我幼稚可欺吗?



adj. 未熟的

Green tomatoes are sour.



Green n. (姓氏)格林

Jim Green 吉姆·格林

the Greens 格林一家

【拓展】

Grimm's Fairy Tales = 格林童话



【green相关词汇】

1. greenhouse n. 温室,花房

Greenhouses are the best place to grow plants quickly.


2. greengrocer n. (英)蔬菜水果商

The greengrocer sells vegetables and fruit.


3. greens /gri:nz/ n. 青菜,绿叶蔬菜

Some people like to start their dinner with a salad of lettuce or other leafy greens.

有些人喜欢晚餐用生菜沙拉或者其他绿叶蔬菜做开胃菜。


4. green thumb n. 特殊园艺才能

Kathy has a green thumb. Her garden is beautiful.


5. green fingers n. 园艺技能,园艺能手

I never have green fingers.

我向来不擅长种花莳(shí)草。




E. orange

adj. 橙色的,橘色的

My doll has an orange shirt.


n. 柑,桔,橙子(复数: oranges)

These yellow oranges are delicious.

I'd like an apple and an orange.

orange juice n. 橙汁



【juice相关的俚语】

1. out of juice adj. 没电的

My phone is out of juice.

【Tips】在这里,juice相当于口语中的power,out of juice = out of power,是没电的意思,这是非常口语化的表达方式。



2. on the juice adj. 纵饮,狂欢

She won't be able to return your call. I'm afraid she's on the juice again.




F. purple

adj. 紫色的

The flower is purple.


n. 紫色

Purple is my favorite color.




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G. red

adj. 红色的

I like red apples better than green apples.

与青苹果相比,我更喜欢红苹果。

like A better than B = prefer A to B = 与B相比,更喜欢A



n. 红色

Red is a warm color.

I made a guitar and painted it red.



【red相关的俚语】

1. paint the town red v. 狂欢,出去浪

1) They were out painting the town red last night.

昨晚他们都出去浪了。

2) I just won a lottery. Let's go out and paint the town red!

我刚中了彩票,让我们出去狂欢一下。



2. roll out the red carpet v. 隆重地欢迎,热烈地欢迎

We'll give her some VIP treatment and roll out the red carpet.

我们将给予她礼宾级礼遇,并为她铺设红地毯。




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H. yellow

adj. 黄色的

1. Look at this big yellow sunflower.


2. Yellow clothes are worn as symbolic of spring.

穿上黄色的衣服象征着春天来了。



adj. 黄种人的

Chinese people belong to the yellow race. They have yellow skin and black eyes.

中国人是黄种人,他们有着黄皮肤和黑眼睛。



adj. 胆小的,怯懦的

1. I was too yellow to complain.

我太胆怯了,不敢抱怨。


2. He is too yellow to stand up and fight.

他太怂了,连抵抗都不敢。



【yellow相关的俚语】

1. a yellow streak 胆小如鼠

1) He was a pronounced yellow streak.

他那胆怯的特质十分明显。

2) Bert has a yellow streak in him.

伯特胆小如鼠。


2. a yellow dog 卑鄙小人

He is a yellow dog.

他是个卑鄙的人。




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