feel blue

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feel blue

To feel sad, somber, or glum. I have been feeling blue lately, but I think it's just because of this gloomy weather we've been having.
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feel blue

Fig. to feel sad. You look like you feel blue. What's wrong?
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feel blue

Be depressed or sad, as in I was really feeling blue after she told me she was leaving. The use of blue to mean "sad" dates from the late 1300s. See also blue funk, def. 2; have the blues.
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Renewing of the Mind WE are what we think that's true Our thoughts can make us feel blue Whatever we think that's just what we are And it can sometimes become like a war The body's regulated by our brain What we think can cause a lot of pain We need a renewing of our mind And to ourselves be a bit more kind Also to others, our sisters and brothers We need to think of the good things in life To keep our minds free from strife It's not always easy to do, but there's someone to help you, it's true!
Flower power Impending winter weather making you feel blue? This floral coat will put a spring in your step.
Divorce can make you feel blue. But Gwen Stefani is completely owning the colour by dying her hair electric blue - though she's sticking to her platinum roots.
You won't feel blue in Mango's guipure dress, PS69.99, www.mango.com Pack up your troubles in Marks & Spencer's pink mini satchel, PS10, www.marksandspencer.com We can't help thinking exercise would be a bit more bearable with these lovely lace-ups on our feet.
FUEL price hikes and the congestion charge are not making London drivers feel blue enough to go green, it has been revealed.
There's no need to feel blue this market since there's such an abundance of the color in the showrooms.
But continuing to feel blue or negative day after day is not normal.
Another thing we have found is that although people with dementia--especially as they advance into the moderate stages--can't perhaps accurately answer a lot of open-ended questions, they can tell us something about their mood if we ask the question in a closed-ended way, such as, "Do you often feel blue? Yes or no?"
"If you think it's a month to feel blue, if you talk about feeling blue, if you moan about it, then you will be blue.
With all that success, she's clearly got nothing to feel blue about.
BIRMINGHAM City have now drawn their last four matches and, on the basis of results alone, one could feel Blues' progress has slowed to steady rather than storming.
I also feel Blues made a mistake getting rid of DJ Campbell and keeping Jerome.
The vast majority expect to be watching a relegation battle unfold (interestingly, 60 per cent didn't feel Blues would finish in the Championship's top two last season).
To keep Forssell (pictured right) you feel Blues may well need that UEFA Cup spot at the end of the season -otherwise he may seek success elsewhere.