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In these sentences you have to choose one of the colours to go in each sentence to make the appropriate collocation. Then click the check button to see if you are right.

1. I've got some great news! There's a managerial vacancy in our Paris office and I've been offered the position. It's a ____ opportunity for me to move up in the company.
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2. The result of the enquiry has just been announced. We've got the ____ light to start building the new stadium, so work will begin next month.
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3. I really enjoyed visiting them. They gave me the ____ carpet treatment - a welcoming party, a limousine from the airport to the hotel, and the best suite in the hotel.
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golden

4. Madeleine claims to be related to the royal family, but I doubt if she's really got any ____ blood in her.
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golden

5. The whole project has been a complete ____ elephant, a total waste of money and time from start to finish. I wish I had never started it.
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6. I really feel in the ____. I don't think I've ever felt so fit and healthy in a long time.
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7. Liverpool are currently going through a real ____ patch. They haven't lost a single game in the last ten and they've scored thirty goals
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8. The closed circuit television has been a real success since it's been introduced. Last week we caught a thief ____-handed just as he was taking something.
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9. You should see Janet's garden. Everything she plants in it grows beautifully. She's got such ____ fingers.
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10. When I showed my new car to the other people at college you should have seen their faces! They were ____ with envy.
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11. This investigation will never reveal the truth because no one wants it to come out. the whole thing's a complete ____wash.
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12. I didn't want to help them rob the bank but I had no choice. They ____mailed me into it. They said they'd tell the police about my past thefts.
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