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Arabic Color Idioms

English عَرَبِي

He is kind-hearted. (lit. he has a white heart)

.قَلْبُهُ أبيض

A white lie.

.كذْبة بَيْضَاء

All or nothing

.يا أبيض يا أسود

Not all that glitters is gold.

.ليس كُلّ أبيض طَحيناً

Save for a rainy day.

.القِرْشُ الأبيضُ يَنْفَع في اليوم الأسْوَد

Start a new page.

.يَفْتَح صَفْحَة بَيْضَاء

To raise the white flag (sign of surrender).

.يرفع الرَّايَة البَيْضَاء ( علامة الاستسلام)

Cold weapon (A weapon that doesn’t involve fire).

.سِلَاح أَبْيَض (سلاح غير ناري كالسيف و الخنجر)

If you want the rainbow, you have to deal with the rain.

.لَولَا سَوَاد الليل ما كان بَياض النَّهار

He’s mean. (lit. he has a black heart)

.قَلْبُهُ أسْوَد

He’s pessimistic.

.يَنْظُر للدُّنيا بِنَظَّارة سَوْداء

Black market.

.السُّوق السوداء

Black list.

.اللائِحَة السوداء

A fake smile.

.اِبْتِسامة صَفْراء

He turned pale. \ scared

.اِصْفَرَّ وَجْهُهُ

A one of a kind opportunity. (lit. a golden opportunity)

.فُرصة ذَهَبيَّة

He crossed the line.

.تجَاوَزَ الخُطوط الحَمْراء

He gave him permission. (lit. gave him the green light)

.أعْطاهُ الضَّوء الأخْضَر

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