10 terms

French Color Expressions

10 expressions with colors. Match the English and the French. Find more on colors on www.frenchetc.org. This is Anne's native take on building vocabulary, one topic at a time.
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to be tipsy, slightly drunk
être à moitié gris/e
to be in great difficulty, often financially
être dans le rouge
to be fooled
être marron
to be a newbie
être un/e bleu/e
to be really scared
être vert de peur
to see life through pink-colored glasses
la vie en rose
the black market
le marché noir
to laugh with embarrassment
rire jaune
an intense anger
une colère bleue
to be very pessimistic
voir tout en noir