French translation of 'blue'
1. (in colour) [eyes, dress, door, car] bleu(e)
a blue dress une robe bleue
to have blue eyes avoir les yeux bleus
once in a blue moon (= hardly ever) tous les trente-six du mois
2. (= unhappy) [person] cafardeux/euse ⧫ triste
3. (= pornographic)
[film] porno inv
1. (= colour) bleu m
out of the blue [happen, come] à l’improviste ⧫ sans qu’on s’y attendesee also blues
It came out of the blue. C’est arrivé à l’improviste. ⧫ C’est arrivé sans qu’on s’y attende.
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Example Sentences Including 'blue'
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But the blues often comes in disguise.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
The very colour of blue jeans has become invisible.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
The photograph has made the clouds look very cold and blue.Crawshaw&apos;s Watercolour Studio (1993)
They were mostly tarred up to the top planks and then painted blue or white.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
Also available in green, blue and white.The Sun (2016)
Behind was a cloudless blue sky that should have had a paint colour named after it.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But a gradual return to rhythm and blues in recent years has brought about an unexpected renaissance.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Dark navy and sky blue both look chic teamed with greys and silvers to add a touch of class.The Sun (2017)
Eye shadow colours that would really suit you are pale blue or purple.The Sun (2012)
She is wearing a rather regal navy blue dress and strappy sandals.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Symptoms include red and blue spots and instant hair loss.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The bait can be dyed blue to put off sea birds.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They are true heroes in pale blue aprons.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They claim those feeling blue are less likely to exercise and more likely to smoke.The Sun (2014)
When did you first get to hear blues and rock music from outside Africa?The Sun (2011)
Why feel the blues when you can shake them off by singing the blues?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And the fanatical home support will be wearing blue instead of red.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And they were not wearing blue.The Sun (2016)
THEY love their local heroes in Merseyside derbies - and they have been waiting long enough for one in a blue shirt.The Sun (2016)
The blue shirt is a wonderful thing for all players.The Sun (2012)
Apply lightly for a sheer shimmer or layer it on generously for an opaque icy blue colour to brighten eyes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We spent a great day experimenting with yellow and dark blue around my eyes and on my nails.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Did she really wear a blue hat at the dispatch box?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Looks it was clear blue sighs all round yesterday, then.The Sun (2016)
Many had nails painted green and blue.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
One had blue eyes and blond hair and spoke with a northern accent.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One was blue and white plaid and the second was dark blue with red dots.The Sun (2016)
Songs were picked from pop, rock, rap and rhythm and blues.The Sun (2016)
The blue also makes your teeth look whiter.The Sun (2009)
The scary thing is that this anger has erupted out of a largely clear blue sky.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This scandal did not come out of a clear blue sky.The Sun (2006)
When the plants were placed in bright light, their blue colour slowly disappeared.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The verdict is in from the blue corner.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She was wearing a blue dress and cream cardigan.Christianity Today (2000)
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'blue' in Other Languages
British English: blue /bluː/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is blue is the colour of the sky on a sunny day.
There were swallows in the cloudless blue sky.
- American English: blue
- Arabic: أَزْرَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: azul
- Chinese: 蓝色的
- Croatian: plav
- Czech: modrý
- Danish: blå
- Dutch: blauw
- European Spanish: azul
- Finnish: sininen
- French: bleu couleur
- German: blau
- Greek: γαλάζιος
- Italian: blu
- Japanese: 青い
- Korean: 파란
- Norwegian: blå
- Polish: niebieski
- European Portuguese: azul
- Romanian: albastru
- Russian: голубой
- Latin American Spanish: azul
- Swedish: blå
- Thai: สีฟ้า
- Turkish: mavi
- Ukrainian: синій
- Vietnamese: xanh da trời
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