French translation of 'color'
- = colour
Example Sentences Including 'color'
He wasn't red, despite his exertion: he was the color of somebody about to puke or pass out.EVERVILLE (2001)
Despite the sickly light off the bulb, its luminescence still showed that the color of the image had not been diminished by time.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
He started his descent, passing through pools of color from the lights outside the house, their vividness flooding his pallid features.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Trends of 'color'
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- [of thing]
⇒ What colour is it?
C'est de quelle couleur?in colour [film, illustrations]
en couleurto want to see the colour of sb's money
vouloir voir la couleur de l'argent de qn
- [of person, skin]
- (= dye)
- (= liveliness)
- (with paint)
- (with crayons)
- (with paint)
Derived Formscolours plural noun
- [of party, club]
- (= flag) [of army]
drapeau m: to pass with flying colours
réussir haut la main, to nail one's colours to the mast
annoncer la couleur, to nail one's colours to sb's mast
porter les couleurs de qn
- : to see sb in their true colours
percer qn à jour, to show one's true colours
se montrer sous son vrai jour
Example Sentences Including 'colour'
He was lying on a lounger with a cup of coffee the colour of his skin on his stomach, the video zapper on his chest.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Dark lashes almost too long to be real framed eyes the colour of cut emeralds.TREASON KEEP (2001)
There'd already been a feature on Pyke-Strengler in one of the colour supplements.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Translation of color from the Collins English to French Dictionary