Oct 252012
 

In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with the
colour green.
1. To have green fingers.
2. The grass is always greener on the other side.
3. I’m green with envy.


 
Transcript
Hello, I’m a very interesting and intelligent gardener…man.
And today, this thumb, this lawn and this head are getting together with the colour green to teach you some English idioms.
I bet you’ve never been taught by the colour green before.
Do you like my garden? It’s very… wild.
So you won’t be surprised to see these…
In English, if someone is a good gardener and can make plants grow very easily, we say they have green fingers.

 

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