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Green idioms, phrases and vocabulary

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What does it mean to be green? And if you’re told to eat your greens? Like all languages, English has quite a few colour idioms and other uses of ‘ green’ and here you have a quiz to find out or learn some of the most typical expressions that use this colour.

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Green Idioms and expressions

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A greencollar is a person who...

If you go to a green belt area, what won't you find?

When your parents said 'Eat up all your greens', what were they telling you to do?

You sister's success in gardening is surely due to that she has...

What is a greenback?

What do greenkeepers look after?

In the US you are sometimes required to get a Green Card. What does this involve?

A person with a greenhorn is...

Which of the following options is synonym of 'having/giving permission to do something'?

If somebody mentions the green-eyed monster, what are they talking about?

A green audit is ...

In what place will you probably see the Green Man?

Your sister has her house full of beautiful plants (all yours die within the first month 🙁 ) Apart from disappointment you feel a bit green ...

A friend has just told you that she's going to find out about a green party. What was she talking about?

Who is likely to benefit from the Green Cross Code in the UK?

If somebody shouts at you saying something like 'Oi you! Keep off the green!' What are you doing wrong?


What is the meaning of greenmail?

2 thoughts on “Green idioms, phrases and vocabulary

  1. Good morning Serena, I hope you’re having a wonderful day; and thanks so much for another engaging exercise!

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