Idiom – Green fingers.
Meaning – This expression is used to describe someone who is a highly skilled gardener.
This expression is British English and is common in the UK and Australia. In the US a skilled gardener would be more commonly known as a green thumb.
Idioms with the Colour Green:
- Green – Paper money.
- Green about the gills – To feel nauseous.
- Green as grass – Very green.
- Green as a gooseberry – To be very young or inexperienced.
- Green light – To give someone permission to proceed with something.
- Green-eyed monster – Jealousy.
When could you use this idiom?
- You visit an amazing garden.
- Somebody is teaching you how to look after plants.
- You are watching a television program about gardening.
- A friend is an expert gardener!
- “Your garden is humongous but it looks amazing! You definitely have green fingers!”
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- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.