blue collocations and examples

 UK /bluː/

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of the same colour as the sky


Adjectives frequently used before blue
dark: dark, deep, midnight, navyThe band arrived in a gleaming, midnight blue Rolls-Royce.pale: light, paleThe starling usually lays four to six eggs, which are pale blue.bright: bright, brilliant, vividAbove, the sky was a clear unbroken vivid blue, the sun almost directly overhead.of a particular shade: cobalt, electric, metallic, royal, sapphire, sky, ultramarineHis eyes were sky blue, and he had flowing hair that reached to his shoulders.

Usage note

If someone is wearing blue clothes, you can say that they are in blue, dressed in blue, or wearing blue: A tall woman in blue was standing at the back of the room.

 
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