Meaning: a place in which things are lost never to be seen again
Example: My handbag is a black hole. You can try and find the keys in there but I can’t promise anything. Read on
Meaning: to celebrate and have a wild time
Example: I can't wait to go out with my best friend and paint the town red! Read on
Meaning: refers to a situation where things are not really clear
Example: Tina's story to the police on how she got mugged was different shades of grey as it was not consistent. Read on
Meaning: to think that other's part is better than mine
Example: The lawyer always thought that the grass is greener on the other side and left his profession to become an MBA graduate. Guess what? He is still struggling to find a job. Read on
Meaning: hurt, either bodily, emotionally or psychologically
Example: The man beat his own mother black and blue! How could someone do such a horrible act? The mother is still praying for the best for him though. Read on
Meaning: to be in a semi unconscious state so as to not have any memory of a particular moment
Example: The child's mother blacked out on seeing him at the hospital. Subsequently she had to be hospitalised too. Read on
Meaning: people who have an inclination towards being fainthearted.
Example: Ginna's got a yellow streak which shows up the moment she is asked to stand up against Nick. Read on
Meaning: a day of significance
Example: The day that I started my journey towards my real career was a red-letter day for me. Read on
Meaning: Someone who looks sick or nauseated.
Example: You need not know all the rules to understand that this kind of turbulent weather makes anyone on board go green around the gills. The cruise should have been stopped for a while. Read on
Meaning: The depression that is caused to new mothers after childbirth.
Example: Do not speak to her in a rude tone, she is just going through some baby blues right now and needs compassion from you. Read on