Posted on by Ulrike Rettig

Cool German Idioms 1 - blau

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Some Idioms with "blau"

ins Blaue fahren
(more literally: to drive into the blue yonder)
to take a trip without a clear destination
blau machen
(literally: to make blue)
to skip work
blau sein
(literally: to be blue)
to be drunk
die blaue Stunde
(literally: the blue hour)
time of dusk
das Blaue vom Himmel herunter lügen
(more literally: to lie so much that the blue color comes down from the sky)
to tell stories that aren't true
das blaue Wunder erleben
(literally: to experience the blue miracle)
to get the shock of one's life