¡Espero que pasaran un buen fin de semana! Check out these idioms in Spanish that use colors, and see if you can integrate one into your next Spanish conversation.
Literal meaning: to be green
Figurative meaning: to be new or inexperienced at something (person) or to be not ripe (fruit)
La prensa rosa
Literal meaning: the pink press
Figurative meaning: gossip/celebrity magazines
Comerse un marrón
Literal meaning: to eat a chestnut sweet
Figurative meaning: to be forced to deal with a difficult/unpleasant situation
*I believe this is most commonly used in Spain
Literal meaning: to turn purple
Figurative meaning: to stuff yourself with food
El príncipe azul
Literal meaning: the blue prince
Figurative meaning: Prince Charming
Pasar la noche en blanco
Literal meaning: to spend the night in white
Figurative meaning: to stay up all night, not able to sleep
Literal meaning: to turn red
Figurative meaning: to blush/turn red (out of embarrassment)
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