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    Colour idioms

    Complete each sentence with the correct colour.(black, blue, green, grey, red or white)

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    1. His supervisor gave him a look when he turned up late for the third time this week.

    2. I must be on some kind of list because I have a lot of difficulty getting credit.

    3. We're waiting for the light from head office to launch our publicity.

    4. Local residents protested when they heard a factory was going to be built in a belt area.

    5. I won't believe we've got the contract until I see it down in ...

    6. ... and .

    7. Among the goods, washing machines are our best sellers.

    8. There were several faces when these so-called financial experts found that they had been tricked !

    9. We need to cut through all the tape and speed up the decision-making process.

    10. That's a bit of a area. It's difficult to say who exactly has responsibility for recruitment.

    11. The company found itself several thousand pounds in the after spending so much on improving its production line.

    12. We lose millions in tax revenue every year because of the economy.

    13. They're looking for a knight to help them fight the takeover bid.

    14. Then, out of the , she offered me a job managing her new restaurant. You can imagine my surprise.

    15. We have to roll out the carpet for him as he's one of our best customers.

    16. The revolution has meant that food exports have increased dramatically in the past few years.

    17. The Government intends to allocate more money to unemployment spots.

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