I. Match the following phrases with the correct definitions. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. black and blue out of the blue once in a blue moon the Yellow Pages in the pink whiter than white see things in black and white white-collar give the green light to something a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. in very good health never doing anything wrong completely unexpected a large, yellow book which contains the addresses and telephone numbers to have a simple view of what is right and wrong or good and bad with dark marks on your skin caused by being hit or having an accident to permit someone to do something or permit something to happen very rarely to be very unhappy because someone has something that you want relating to people who work in offices, doing work mentally rather than physically
10. be green with envy
II. Use the above phrases to complete the following sentences. Make changes if necessary. 1. His arm was ______________________ after the ferocious fight with his friends at school. 2. I have never believed in the image of the _____________ actress mentioned in the article. 3. I spent two hours searching in ______________ for his house’s telephone number. 4. She’s 29 but she still thinks simply. She just _______________________. 5. He has been working as a ______________ worker for more than twenty years without feeling bored of the daily chores. 6. One day, _____________, she announced that she was leaving. Everyone was really surprised with her decision. 7. The government has _______________ the new shopping development. 8. Hey, buddy! Long time no see! Look at all of the muscle you have! You are quite _____________, huh? 9. Ben wins a free tour to Spain for three weeks on a TV game show and I ____________. 10. My sister lives in Alaska, so I only see her ________________.
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II. 1. black and blue 2. whiter than white 3. the Yellow pages 4. see things in black and white 5. white collar 6. out of the blue 7. given the green light to 8. in the pink 9. am green with envy 10.once in a blue moon