Instant Idiom: The ____________ hour

The  ____________ hour – the first hour or so after a serious accident in which medical treatment can give the patient a chance to survive

Choose the right answer:

  1. blue
  2. white
  3. black
  4. golden



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The right answer is:



golden hourEugene Romanenko


By the way, the golden hour can also refer to the time of day before sundown when the light looks golden.

There’s also a blue hour, which is just after sundown when the sky colours a deep blue.

blue hour


Both the blue and golden hour are very beautiful!


Here is an example of how you can use golden hour in the medical sense:

The patient was brought to the hospital with supplemented oxygen. As he arrived within the golden hour, we have some chance of starting his treatment on time.

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