Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Colour"

The meaning of "Colour" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does flying colour and bullet mean?
A: Flying colour: I can only think of the idiom “to pass with flying colours” but if you mean something different please give the sentence you heard it in!
To pass with flying colours is to pass (a test) very well. So if you needed 50% to pass but you got 90% you passed with flying colours. If you passed with 51% you did not haha

Bullet: 총알
Q: What does you can colour me done mean?
A: It's just a fancy way of saying "I'm done here" when someone is tired of the situation
Q: What does colour me intrigued mean?
A: You may consider me interested. I am interested.
Q: What does I love the colour of the trees lately. mean?
A: 最近私は木の色が大好きです。
^^ I think that is right. I'm a beginner, so I apologize if it is wrong.
Q: What does flying colour mean?
A: To pass with "flying colors" means that you did really well on something

Example sentences using "Colour"

Q: Please show me example sentences with what is the colour of apple? .
A: What is the colour of the apple is a full sentence, you’re asking what color the apple is

Synonyms of "Colour" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between colour and color ?
A: Both color and colour mean the same thing, but color is the US's preferred way of spelling, and colour is the UK's spelling.
Q: What is the difference between what colour is your car and what is your car's colour and what is the colour of your car ?
A: There is no difference in the meaning, they are just worded slightly differently. The most natural would be “what colour is your car?” Or “what is the colour of your car?” but all three make sense.
Q: What is the difference between ​‎It looks like the colour of poisonous fish in the deep sea. and It looks like the poisonous fish's colour in the deep sea. ?
A: I don’t think either are necessarily incorrect however the top one definitely sounds more natural. Their meanings would be the same :)
Q: What is the difference between colour and color ?
A: Canadians use the "colour" spelling of the word as well
Q: What is the difference between colour and color ?
A: so basically

color = US

colour = the rest of the world

Translations of "Colour"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? An intense colour or an intensive coulor
what's the difference between 'intense' and 'intensive' ?
A: Intense color, but intensive program.

Intense is usually strong as in extreme for your senses to pick up. The light was intense and hurt my eyes. The smell of the cleaner was intense.

Intensive usually means in-depth, covering material to a great depth, doing difficult exercises. They did intensive training. The book covers the subject intensively. Is intensive explanation covered every aspect of the subject. They studied intensively, covering English for four hours every morning, then practicing speaking and writing all afternoon.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? colour
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "what colour is the dog?" or "what colour the dog is?"
A: Or "what's the dogs colour?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "What colour is the dog?" or "What colour the dog is?"
A: "What color is the dog?" is correct. "Colour" = British English spelling
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i want to colour my world
A: Correct. Colour is the British/Canadian English spelling.

Other questions about "Colour"

Q: ruby-bloody colour does this sound natural?
A: You’re welcome! It sounds more natural, definitely! There’s a type of ruby called a blood ruby, so seeing ruby-blood seems a little weird when I’m used to hearing it the other way around, but otherwise it’s perfectly fine 👌🏻
Q: I adjusted the colour of the lamp to green. does this sound natural?
A: If the color of the lamp's light can be freely changed between different colors, then you can say:
"I adjusted the lamp's light to green."
or
"I adjusted the lamp to green."
Q: ​‎“Any colour we don’t care” or “Any colours we don’t care” ? does this sound natural?
A: Any colour - we don’t care
Or: Any colour will do - we don’t care

“Any colours will do” means several colours together will do. (Not a common thing to say)
Q: What sounds more natural: What colour is the cup? or: What colour of the cup? does this sound natural?
A: The first one is natural.
The second one is grammatically incorrect. You need to fix it to "What is the color of the cup?"
Q: the colour is different 'from' previous batches.
OR
the colour is different 'to' previous batches.
A: "from"
Also, in the USA "colour" is spelled "color". In all other English speaking countries it is "colour"

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