colour up

1turn red in the face脸红

Mary coloured up when she heard her boyfriend's name mentioned.听到有人提起男朋友的名字,玛丽脸红了。

When I complimented hershe coloured up a bit and said it was nothing really.我夸奖她时,她有点脸红,说那实际上不值得一提。

2exaggerate夸大,渲染

Some journalists like to colour their stories up with lurid details of people's private lives.有些记者喜欢渲染人们私生活的一些俗艳故事细节。


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