处于红色状态 in the red 意思就是你欠银行钱了。当一个人或企业的财务出现赤字，那就意味着他们处于负债或亏损状态。
- Because the airline had to give everyone their money back after the delays, they now say they‘re operating in the red.
- I‘ve paid off most of my credit card bills – but I‘m still in the red.
值得注意的是，如果说一个人是 in the pink 粉色 ，意思就是这个人身体很健康。
- Ruth looks very well – she‘s certainly in the pink.