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color

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcolorcol‧or1 /ˈkʌlə $ -ər/ noun, verb  x-refthe American spelling of colour
Examples from the Corpus
colorThese are nothing but elitist attempts at separating classes and colors and keeping the poor where the wealthy have put them.It is clear that Castroism, in its particular quirks and colors, can not survive the death of its founder.Cool colors recede, increasing the sense of depth.The snow pea leaves should be bright green in color.Each spectacle lens then filters one image out, based on its color or polarity.Last week, two community newspapers in Howard County ran front-page, color photographs of a naked man tending a campfire.On a platform about thirty women were ablaze in primary colors and precious metals.
colorcolor2 verb   color me surprised/confused/embarrassed etc→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
colorJenny loves to color.When the sugar starts to color, after 4 to 5 minutes, swirl pan gently if needed to ensure even coloring.I can color all of that one.You can make planes out of it, paste it on walls and windows, color it or use it for bookmarks.Cut out the square and color it red.Give Grandma the picture you colored, Jenny.She cut and colored Liz's hair.We allow it to color our view of who people are and what they stand for.The metals are used in pigments that color vinyl.Sweaters are colored with organic dyes.When Nechita was 2, she started drawing and coloring with pencils, pen and ink and crayons.
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Verb table
color (AmE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycolor (AmE)
he, she, itcolors (AmE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycolored (AmE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave colored
he, she, ithas colored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad colored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill color
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have colored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coloring
he, she, itis coloring
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you, we, theyare coloring
Past
I, he, she, itwas coloring
you, we, theywere coloring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coloring
he, she, ithas been coloring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coloring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coloring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coloring
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