Günün Deyimi: A splash of colour

Today's phrase

If someone adds a splash of colour, they add some colour to brighten up something that is dull or unexciting, such as clothes.

Examples

Jane's red necklace was a splash of colour against her dull work suit.

Our new green rug should add a splash of colour to our bedroom.

Take note

The expression with flying colours is used when someone achieves something with great success.

Example:

Simon passed his exams with flying colours.

Interesting fact

The photo shows men in the Northern Indian village of Barsana celebrating the Hindu festival of Lath mar Holi. The tradition involves men singing provocative songs to gain the attention of women, who then beat them with bamboo sticks called 'lathis'. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

Türkçesi

a splash of colour: bir tutam renk (katmak)

with flying colours: çok başarılı

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