green around the gills

green around the gills
green (pale, blue, pink, yellow, white) around (about, at, under) the gills бле́дный от стра́ха или боле́зни

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  • green\ around\ the\ gills — • green around the gills • pale around the gills • blue around the gills See: green around the gills adj. phr. slang Pale faced from fear or sickness; sickly; nauseated. Bill s father took him for a ride in his boat while the waves were rough,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • green around the gills — If someone looks green around the gills, they look ill …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • green around the gills — [adj] sick blah, crummy, miserable, nauseated, pale, queasy, shaky, sick as a dog*, sick to one’s stomach, throwing up, under the weather, vomiting; concept 314 …   New thesaurus

  • green around the gills — or[pale around the gills] {adj. phr.}, {slang} Pale faced from fear or sickness; sickly; nauseated. * /Bill s father took him for a ride in his boat while the waves were rough, and when he came back he was green around the gills./ * /The car… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • green around the gills — or[pale around the gills] {adj. phr.}, {slang} Pale faced from fear or sickness; sickly; nauseated. * /Bill s father took him for a ride in his boat while the waves were rough, and when he came back he was green around the gills./ * /The car… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • green around the gills —    If someone looks green around the gills, they look ill.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • green around the gills — Go to blue around the gills …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • green around the gills — green around (or at) the gills (of a person) sickly looking …   Useful english dictionary

  • be green around the gills — be green about/around the gills humorous to look ill, as if you are going to vomit. He was out drinking last night, was he? I thought he looked a bit green about the gills this morning …   New idioms dictionary

  • blue\ around\ the\ gills — • green around the gills • pale around the gills • blue around the gills See: green around the gills adj. phr. slang Pale faced from fear or sickness; sickly; nauseated. Bill s father took him for a ride in his boat while the waves were rough,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pale\ around\ the\ gills — • green around the gills • pale around the gills • blue around the gills See: green around the gills adj. phr. slang Pale faced from fear or sickness; sickly; nauseated. Bill s father took him for a ride in his boat while the waves were rough,… …   Словарь американских идиом


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