- Idiom – Tickled pink
- Meaning – Extremely pleased. To be delighted about something. Very amused or entertained by something.
- Black market – Illegal trading of goods or services.
- Caught red-handed
- Green fingers – Somebody with green fingers (or green thumbs in the US) is good at gardening.
- Grey area – A situation where the rules are not clear.
- Once in a blue moon
- Paint the town red
- Silver spoon – Somebody born with a silver spoon (in their mouth) is born wealthy.
- White flag – To surrender.
- Yellow-belly – A person with a yellow-belly is afraid.
When could you use this idiom?
- Your partner has proposed to you.
- Somebody has done something very nice for you.
- You won some money in a competition.
- You got an A+ in an English exam!
- “I was tickled pink when they bought me a wonderful graduation present!”
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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.