In the red 欠錢,虧損

Image caption The Welsh Guards, in their red uniforms, practise for the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London


處於紅色狀態 in the red 意思就是你欠銀行錢了。當一個人或企業的財務出現赤字,那就意味著他們處於負債或虧損狀態。


Because the airline had to give everyone their money back after the delays, they now say they're operating in the red.

I've paid off most of my credit card bills - but I'm still in the red.


如果說一個人是 in the pink 粉色 ,意思就是這個人身體很健康。

Ruth looks very well - she's certainly in the pink.