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
Meaning: excited and happy
Example: His wife was tickled pink when he sent her flowers and gifts at work for no reason. Read on
Meaning: a picture conveys information more effectively than words
Example: A good presentation should contain more of graphics and less of text, since a picture is worth a thousand words. Read on
between the devil and the deep blue sea Meaning: between two equally difficult or unacceptable choices. Example: Trying to please both his boss and his wife puts him between ... Read on
Meaning: to not be in debt
Example: The employees were in the black until the management wrapped up the entire business. Read on