true blue




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - true blue

"true blue"

loyal and steadfast

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - true blue

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Looks like the boss is going to get fired over this latest fiasco.

Colleague 2: Then I will quit my job in solidarity.

Colleague 1: Why would you do that?

Colleague 2: Because I trust and believe in the boss. I don't think he did anything wrong. He is just being used as a scapegoat.

Colleague 1: Well, that is admirable true-blue loyalty.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - true blue

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Did Janice really say that about me? I can't believe it. Why would she say something so awful about me? We have been friends since grade school.

Friend 2: Not a good feeling to discover that your true blue friend would stab you in the back that way.

Friend 1: Whatever happened to loyalty and trustworthiness?

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true blue - Usage:

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true blue - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for true blue.




true blue - Examples:

1)  Your music will live on in the hearts of true blue fans.

2)  This record is a treasure and any true blue country fan or fan of Big John Cash can truly enjoy it no matter how ...

3)  ... before you marry, and some believe it is best to stay unmarried but true blue to each other.

4)  have 30 precincts in his county manned by true blue, to the death, Ron Paul men and women. 

5)  ... he had never met any of them in person and proclaims that he is true blue and has never and would never cheat on me or any other woman.

6)  If "clever statesmanship" refers to compromise, I thought true blue conservatives find that word to be one not in their lexicon.

7)  ... made to feel like your not good enough and the lack of a close true blue friendship with your own gender hurts emotionally.

8)  And aside from being a true blue friend, she is one of the most organized people I've ever met.

9)  She never had to cause to worry, because her Henry was "true blue".

10)  A great leader is far from bitchy on the contrary true blue leaders are collaborative, communicative, fearless, compassionate ...

11)  Admittedly this is a supernatural thriller and not a true blue horror movie but remember scary comes in many forms.

12)  I can assure you that any true blue West Ham fan doesn't want him anywhere near West Ham.

13)  One moment he was a true blue Conservative and the next he is a loyal member of the coalition.

14)  ... in your life in the good times and the bad? These are "true blue lifelong friends" who in many ways are like a sister or brother.

15)  As a true blue KU football fan, I have to believe.

16)  As these were true blue mates who looked fare their own with their lives and always gave the other guy ...

17)  I thought in Australia we respected people who were "true blue", as in honest; who didn't put on artifice; who were ...

18)  Face it Jock, your a true blue Tory at heart!

19)  ... of unambiguous hero cops who'll leap into burning buildings to rescue children -- true blue, courageous, good husband and boyfriend material.

20)  And it's against type really, he's such a sort of true blue kind of honest guy.