the quality in objects which can be seen
red, blue, green, etc.
the general appearance of a person's skin
the color of a person's skin showing which race they belong to
details or behavior of a place, thing, or person, that interest the mind or eye and excite the imagination; character
substance used to give color to sth
take on or change colour; become red in the face
cause sth to have colour; give a special effect or feeling to (a person, event, etc.)
"she used a different color for the trim"
"each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
"the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
"the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"
"the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
"a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
"he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"
"he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"
"the situation soon took on a different color"
"he rented a color television"
"marvelous color illustrations"
"His political ideas color his lectures"
"color the walls with paint in warm tones"
"color a lie"
"My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"
"The sadness tinged his life"
"The child colored the drawings"
"Fall colored the trees"
"colorize black and white film"
"The shirts discolored"
Her hair..was a rich auburn colour.
出自： Day Lewis
The colours the Duke preferred were gay and warm; no greens, blues, black or white.
出自： E. Longford
Finish the picture by joining the dots...Colour it with crayons or felt-tips.
Her dances are romantically coloring the world after nature.
出自：Globe Mail (Toronto)
He coloured up with annoyance.
他因愤怒而脸色变红。 colour sth ⇔ up
Some journalists like to colour their stories up with alluring details of people's private lives.
误 She likes red colour.
正 She likes colour red.
析 colour的意思是“颜色”, red的意思是“红颜色”,意思重复。正句中的red是colour的同位语。
误 The sky has the colour of the deep sea.
正 The sky is the colour of deep sea.
误 The baby ants are helped out of the cocoons, still pale at colour.
正 The baby ants are helped out of the cocoons, still pale in colour.
误 The car is red colour.
正 The car is of red colour.
正 The car is red.
误 The car is reddish-brown colour.
正 The car is a reddish-brown colour.
析 colour由表示颜色的词(如red, blue, green, etc.)修饰时,不能直接用在be之后,但可用“be of+red+colour”结构。如不用colour,直接用red等表示颜色的名词作表语,则可以直接用在be 之后,此时是省略了介词of。如果该颜色不常见,特别是复合词,有“一种…色”的描绘意味,则可直接修饰colour,其前还常加不定冠词a,这时也可看作用在be之后且省略of。