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in the pink

In good health: “Marsha has recovered from the flu and is feeling in the pink again.”

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Idioms and Phrases with in the pink

in the pink

In good health, as in We're glad to hear Bob's in the pink again. In the 1500s pink meant “the embodiment of perfection,” but the current idiom dates only from about 1900.

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