Colors in English
'What's your favorite color?', 'What color are your eyes?' or 'What color is the car?' - these are the most common questions about color in English. If you know the names of the colors in English, you will answer those questions.
Color and Colour are two different spellings of the same word. Color is the spelling used in American English, while colour is the spelling used in British English. Other than spelling, there is no difference between the words.
If something is similar to the color you want to describe, you can use the suffix –ish (though not black or white).
- greenish car (almost green)
- reddish hair
A shade of a particular color is one of its different types or degrees. For example, navy blue is a shade of blue.
You can talk about shades of color by using nature words.
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