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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #62300: Colours
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Colours/Colors [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Colours and pictures - Colors: idioms II - Mixed colours - Colours - Idioms: colors - Idioms and colours - Animals and colours - Colors
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    PinkBrownVioletGreyLight blueDark  green Purple


             Mixed colours

        Primary colours               Secondary colours
      red       +     =>       purple



                                            Black and white are not colours
                         black adds shadow to a colour, white makes the colour lighter
    to darken (a colour): foncergreen + black => dark green (vert foncé)
    to lighten (a colour): éclaircirblue + white => light blue (bleu clair)
    a mixture: un mélangered + white => pink
    .black + white => grey
    .red + blue + yellow => brown


         THE   RAINBOW



                        If you find the end of a rainbow,
                                                                                                            you'll discover there a pot of gold


    to be in the black
    to be in the red
    to feel blue
    to have a green thumb
    to be blue in the face
    with flying colours

                                  Betty is feeling rather blue these days. Her boyfriend has gone.





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       This is a nice dog. It's trying to get out of a box
    which has a ribbon.

       Three young girls are playing with a skipping rope. Two of them are turning the rope. The girl on the right is wearing a dress, the girl on the left has a dress. The girl in is jumping the rope.
                     It is the colour of a famous panther.

    Indigo is a mixture of
    Grey is a mixture of
    Brown is a mixture of
    Dark blue is a mixture of

               Our company has been for over three years now.

    Robert argued with his wife until he was .
       Stuart passed his exam
    Tom has and he is able to grow the most beautiful flowers in our garden.

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