Oct 252012
 

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with the
colour blue.
1. A bolt from the blue.
2. Once in a blue moon
3. Until you are blue in the face


 
Transcript
Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent man.
And today, the colour blue and I are getting together to teach you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by the colour blue before.
Ah, such a beautiful warm day.
Urgh!
I didn’t expect this terrible weather.
In fact, it’s come as a bolt…argh… from the blue!
In… English… if something… comes as… a complete surprise… we… can say it’s… a… bolt… from… the… blue. Ahhhhh!

 

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