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Question with the noun Colours

1 example:

How many colours are there?

Sentences with the noun Colours

35 examples:

All the colours of the rainbow are black.

There are three primary colours and nine secondary colours for a total of twelve colours.

With the colour key program system, all colours are divided into two palettes, the "cool palette" and the "warm palette".

Blind men can judge no colours.
(English proverb)

A blind man is not judge of colours.
(Italian proverb)

Blind men should not judge of colours.
(English proverb)

A blind man should not judge of colours.
(Scotch proverb)

He who cannot paint must grind the colours.
(German proverb)

It's an ill army when the devil carries the colours.
(American proverb)

Even the colours of a chameleon are for survival not beauty.
(African proverb)

Crimson, red ochre, plum, maroon - these are the season's colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The '1000 Colours' jigsaw was designed by Paris-based illustrator Clemens Habicht.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The colours of budgerigars spurred our top science prize winner to be a geneticist.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

New glasses by EnChroma correct colour blindness by helping distinguish between colours.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

For the first time in history, Pantone has named two shades its 2016 Colours of the Year.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

CBC North's Christy Climenhaga explains just what causes those beautiful colours in the sky.
(Christy Climenhaga in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

They are scaled-down version of the brand's trademark jackets and come in a range of colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Today, a host of salts in a rainbow of colours are claiming pride of place in our dining rooms.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Painted in the colours of India's flag, Sudhir Chaudary hasn't missed a home match for 13 years.
(BBC News - World News, )

Barcelona are to wear the colours of the Senyera, the Catalan flag, on their away kit next season.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But less than two months after bowing out of the fray, he was back in his national team's colours.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The trainer plans to guide useful Captain Morley over hurdles in the colours of new owner JP McManus.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

With pink being one of the colours of the season, this interwoven front sash belt from Mango is a must-have.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The K118 fidget spinner phone was designed by Hong Kong-based Chilli International, and is available in six colours.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The 126-year-old international symbol of Paris will remain lit up in the colours of the French flag for three nights.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Wembley Stadium's arch is lit up in the colours of the Belgium flag in tribute to the victims of the Brussels attacks.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Senedd will be lit up in the colours of the Welsh flag as events are held across the country to mark St David's Day.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The vegetables are coming on strong, the markets are overflowing and farm stands glow with the colours of summer produce.
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

First Class Mail, the two-year-old which carried the colours of the Daily Mail in five runs this summer, has been retired.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Benjamin Geskin, a well-respected Apple leaker from Latvia, tweeted the rumours, saying: '2017 OLED iPhone - four colours.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Grand National hope Highland Lodge has been sold and will race in the colours of Patricia Thompson at Aintree next Saturday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

There will be no place for any shade of grey as thousands of Canberrans bring the colours of the rainbow to life next weekend.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The designer of the controversial Colombian team's cycling uniform has defended them saying they were based on sponsor's colours.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Following Friday's deadly attacks in Paris, many world landmarks honoured the victims by displaying the colours of the French flag.
(CBC News - World, )

Landmarks in London were lit up with the colours of the Tricolore in a striking show of unity with France following the terror crisis.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Questions

6 examples:

Will she let her colours burst?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

When you look at this spectrum of different colours, how many can you spot?
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Can painting buildings bright colours raise people's morale in a part of the world ravaged by decades of war?
(BBC News - World News, )

From melting icing, garish colours, and downright ugly attempts at decorations, are these wedding cakes the worst ever?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Do they invest in new 4K technology with its four times HD levels of resolution, or do they invest in new HD OLED technology with its spectacular contrast and colours?
(Forbes - Technology, )

An image of sportswear and flip flops has people waging war after it was posted to Facebook by Rachael Stewart from Nottingham - so what colours can you see in the picture?
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

She likes to wear dark colours.

No artificial colours, preservatives or flavours.

The master usually chose yellow and blue colours.

I can't believe that you mix white and colours together in a washing machine!

To the white glass, I added glass of various colours, producing a pretty feel.

The slogan for the day dedicated to counter extremism was, "rainbow colours instead of brown."

The Indian flag is called the tricolour because it has stripes of three colours – saffron, white and green.

At the same age, I used to wonder about matter, thinking that different colours must have represented different kinds of matter.

Guinea pigs have different hair colours. It's silly for humans to worry about hair colour. Humans are like guinea pigs and other animals.

Russell's books should be bound in two colours, those dealing with mathematical logic in red — and all students of philosophy should read them; those dealing with ethics and politics in blue — and no one should be allowed to read them.

Blind men shoulna be judge o' colours.
(Scottish proverb)

I shall paint you in your own colours.
(Latin proverb)

I have always wanted my colours to sing.
(Paul Delvaux)

Appear in your own colours, that folk may know you.
(British proverb)

I use about 20 different colours to retain the luminance in my work.
(John Dyer)

Full, saturated colours have an emotional significance I want to avoid.
(Lucian Freud)

Milk and honey have different colours, but they share the same house peacefully.
(African proverb)

Piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colours in your mind.
(Katie Melua)

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep.
(Matthew Henry)

Trix cereal will have two fewer colours.
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

Soft grey works well as backdrop for bright colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

This season’s colours are soft, without being drab.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

We take a look at how they fared in their new colours.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

To a Russian, pale and dark blue are different colours.
(Nature, )

Wearing bright colours is a great way to see in spring.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Colours of two-tone dress became a topic of global debate.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Choose from classic prints, bold statement colours and more.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The colours show speed, where white is fast and blue is slow.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Bright colours and lots of detail make all this very pleasing.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The good news is that it's almost fall colours time in Canada.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

She was inspired after searching for paint colours in Holland.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Glitter, UV paint, crazy colours in your hair – anything goes!
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

But, there are other colours that can indicate a serious problem.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Try clashing your colours, like pink and orange or blue and purple.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The Lego brick colours represent tasks and their size indicate time.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Yellow has been pegged as one of the hottest colours for spring 2015.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

The usual ways include, turkey, family and enjoying the fall colours.
(Tanya Casole-Gouveia in CBC Sports, )

Different colours were used to represent different mobile frequencies.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

From Topshop to MAC there's a range of colours and prices for everyone.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

With summer well and truly here, now's the time to wear bright colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The 44-year-old looked stunning in white with touches of pastel colours.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Beyond Bollywood brings the colours and dance styles of India to the UK.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

There’s still plenty of time to catch fabulous fall colours in Canada.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

The red and white colours of Santa were prominent and spirits were high.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The yellow and red striped colours of the Catalan flag have been adopted.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Customers could choose different colours, button shape and sleeve length.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Cropped trousers come in bright colours, wide-fit and with a slight flare.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Hair is dyed blonde, then various colours are layered on different strands.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It comes in four colours - platinum, burgundy, cobalt blue and graphite gold.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Sydney is lighting up its landmarks in stunning colours for a light festival.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

It would also be brighter and show colours better than current iPhone screens.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Apple Mac computers stand alongside mahogany wardrobes, among luscious colours.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

She’ll also be available in seven skin tones, 22 eye colours and 24 hairstyles.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

In contrast are the bright colours of its children’s water park in the grounds.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

The variety includes animal print, bold statement colours as well as floral chic.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It is advised to mix and match rather than buy the same item in different colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A fashionable dress that comes in three fashion-forward colours goes on sale today.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

This season, designers showed a plethora of trends, silhouettes, colours and ideas.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

A new optical illusion makes colours in two identical pictures look very different.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

1997: when 3 Colours Red were the next Oasis and no one had heard of digital piracy.
(Craig Maclean in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Several different colours of glitter are used to track fecal samples from the bears.
(Holly Caruk in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

So it's just as well club legend Ruud van Nistelrooy is back training in red colours.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Royal Welsh receive new regimental colours from the Queen in Cardiff on Thursday.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

In the UK the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in all colours and capacities also sold out.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It is now 150 up in Manchester City colours but Saturday was not one for celebration.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They found exactly which colours are the most common for the UK's most famous sweets.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Now black, that most enigmatic of colours, has become even darker and more mysterious.
(The Independent - Science, )

Floral print gets a modern makeover this season with tropical buds and bright colours.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Most reporters who cover the club are also supporters and they let their colours show.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The colour paid homage to the Australian sunshine - and the country's national colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

From here he moved on to the colours and shapes of Kandinsky, Pollock, Rothko and more.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Google has decked out its search results in a rainbow of colours in support of LA Pride.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

In pics: Glamour and fashion at Royal Ascot and fabulous hats in all shapes and colours.
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Celebrity news, )

With ‘active camouflage,’ colours switch in real time to match a changing background.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Eurowings A320 airbus has been painted in the club's unique black and yellow colours.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

By Arthur S. Ritchie — This slight text of around 50,000 words sails under false colours.
(Nature, )

Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, lights up the Beach in Toronto with a wild celebration.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Really creative people would use different colours of yarn to show different types of links.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Marussia could return to F1 under the Manor GP banner, McLaren to change colours, plus more.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

The collar displays different colours depending on the dog's mood. BBC Click finds out more.
(BBC News - Technology, )

The 23-year-old singer's Claret and Blue colours were revealed on BT Sport on Thursday night.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

If colours apparently reflect our moods, then Robert Hunter’s art is enticingly mysterious.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

By cutting up bags into little pieces he revealed an amazing array of colours in the objects.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

She returns to the Canadian women's curling championship wearing colours nearer to her heart.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Holi, also known as the festival of colours, is celebrated over two days by Hindus worldwide.
(Daily Mail - News, )

During World War One, some 2,000 warships were painted in bright colours to confuse the enemy.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Physicists pin down precisely how pipe-shaped cells in our retina filter the incoming colours.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

The red and white Canadian colours have become a familiar look for curling coach Earle Morris.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The keen mythical art fan uses acrylic colours to paint 3D images on Caitlin's back and torso.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

No two rooms are alike; colours and furnishings are eclectic, but comfy; bathrooms are modern.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Football boots these days are made from a myriad of colours with all manner of different designs.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But you’re not, and neither are they – it’s both colours, depending on who and where you are.
(The Independent - Science, )

Colours, designs and jewelry are all chosen to send just the right flattering message to her hosts.
(Nahlah Ayed in CBC News - World, )

Herbert scraped the top 10 websites and recorded the colours used in the homepages and style sheets.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

During her teenage years Galy O'Connor had a job in a factory where she worked mixing paint colours.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Okopny uses colours from the new Christopher Kane x NARS collection to create a stunning summer look.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

We played the Troubadour in LA, bought wigs in three colours and went out dancing with Courtney Love.
(The Independent - Travel, )

The design duo looked to the far east for inspiration with china-inspired patterns and solid colours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Design duo Colin and Justin dish on decorating and the latest Pantone 2016 colours and spring trends.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

The Goldfish Market in Hong Kong features thousands of bagged colourful fish of all colours and sizes.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

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