Red, White, and Blue Idioms

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.