COLOUR EXPRESSIONS-BLUE: meaning and examples
Today we continue our look at some typical English expressions that use colours in them.
Today's first expression is: out of the blue
Meaning: unexpectedly; without warning.
His resignation came right out of the blue.
We can also use the expression a bolt from the blue.
Her dismissal came as a bolt from the blue.
Today's second expression is: to do something till you are blue in the face (informal)
Meaning: to try to do something as hard and as long as you possibly can but without success.
You can argue until you are blue in the face, but you won't change my mind!
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