Happy Independence Day. Boston will finish it’s celebration of the country’s birthday with a free concert by the Boston Pops orchestra on the Esplanade at 8:00 on July 4th. Then at 10:30PM there will be the largest fireworks show in the area – over the river near the Esplanade.
In honor of the holiday, here are some idioms that include the word red, white, or blue:
- To see red
- To be red-faced
- To turn white as a sheet (or a ghost)
- To be white-knuckled
- To feel blue, or to have the blues
Watch the video for an explanation and a little quiz.