English version

shade into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshade into something phrasal verb literaryMIXif one thing shades into another, it is difficult to know where one stops and another starts His impatience shaded into anger. shade→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
shade into At times, self-consciousness can shade into actual fear; for many street remarks are not ambiguous but clearly hostile.Bedford felt his impatience shading into anger.He tried at first to register indifference shading into disapproval.Slowly the wonder faded, shading into puzzlement.National xenophobia shading into racism is almost universal.The peacocks are startled out of the shade into the sunlight.
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Verb table
shade
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshade
he, she, itshades
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave shaded
he, she, ithas shaded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad shaded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill shade
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have shaded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam shading
he, she, itis shading
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you, we, theyare shading
Past
I, he, she, itwas shading
you, we, theywere shading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been shading
he, she, ithas been shading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been shading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be shading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been shading
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