Blue is more than just a colour
wear it - A blue hat
feel it - depressed, down in the dumps
see it - the bird came out of the blue and flew into my windscreen
do it - dye, tint or paint
watch it - x rated movie
eat it - cheese: Stilton
say it - cursing, swearing: the air is blue
Blue can be a noun, adjective or verb:
NOUN: a color whose hue is that of the clear sky or that of the portion of the color spectrum lying between green and violet
Blue is his favorite color.
Shades of blue
ADJECTIVE: If you do something until you are blue in the face, you do it for a very long time without having any success or making any difference.
I talked to him until I was blue in the face, but he wouldn't listen to me.
He is feeling blue
VERB: to make or become blue
They blued the shirts of their uniforms.
They dyed their hair blue (blued)
Blue is very versatile, it can make you feel sad or inspired, it can be the colour of the sky in Summer or Winter. The sea can be azur or almost black, why do children always colour a drop of water in blue? Elvis Presley loved his blue suede shoes, Levi's created jeans, blue jeans. The largest mammal is blue, Brides wear something blue. Smarties are best in blue and Fanta makes blue soda. Eyes can be blue, why is raspberry flavour blue?
What is blue and smells like red paint?
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Blue looks good on the sky
Looks good on that neon buzzin' on the wall
But, darling, it don't match your eyes
I'm tellin' you
You don't need that guy
It's so black and white
He's stealin' your thunder
Baby, blue ain't your color
I hope you like the song as much as I do and learn with it. Songs teach us so many things about the language and the culture!
Here is a list of the top 10 songs using blue in the title: (all links lead to videos with English lyrics)
Which one is your favourite. Why?
Do you enjoy the melody or relate to the words?
Myabe it brings back memories or reminds you of someone special?
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