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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #53119: Mixed colours
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Colours/Colors [Change theme]
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    Mixed colours

    Mixed colours.


    darken the colour


    to lighten


    primary colours

    secondary colours

    to paint


    to mix


    I would like to

    I want to









    grey(Br) or gray(Am)



    light blue

    dark green


    *The primary colours are red,yellow and blue.

    *The secondary colours are mauve,orange and green.


    *White is not a colour.It contains every colour.White represents the light.It can be used in painting to lighten colours.


    *Black is not a colour either. Black represents the absence of colour. It can be used in painting to darken the colours.


    *If you don't have a lot of different colours when you want to paint,you can mix colours and then you will obtain some missing colours.









    colour+white-> lighter

    colour+black-> darker


    ->Read and find correct mixed colours for every painting I would like to do.

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    1. I want to paint a pig but I don't have pink colour.I will mix

    2. I want to paint a frog but I don't have green colour.I will mix

    3. I want to paint a bear but I don't have brown colour.I will mix

    4. I want to paint a clementine but I don't have orange colour.I will mix

    5. I want to paint a mauve flower but I don't have mauve colour.I will mix

    6. I want to paint an elephant but I don't have grey colour.I will mix

    7. I want to paint the sky but I don't have light blue colour.I will mix

    8. I want to paint a dark blue suit but I don't have dark blue colour.I will mix

    9. I want to paint dark green leaves but I don't have dark green colour.I will mix

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