Covered in livid bruises: he earnt good money being beaten black and blue as a prize fighter
More example sentences
- She suffered a badly cut leg and was black and blue with bruising.
- So anyway, he was black and blue too, but his injury was all covered by hair.
- Physically it had torn her up, broken her, left her with bruises with weeks, everywhere, black and blue.
Definition of black and blue in:
- The US English dictionary