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    what's "the right color"?

    Dear Teachers,
    I met a sentence today which describes a book. It says as follows:
    After all the struggles with beautiful women, the right color, the CIA, foreign intelligence agencies and many other forces, they finally had a thorough and clear investigation.
    so, What is the right color here? of course it doesn't refer to a kind of color like red, yellow, black, etc. then , what does it mean?
    I am looking forward to your help. Thanks a million!
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    Re: what's "the right color"?

    Quote Originally Posted by japanjapan View Post
    Dear Teachers,
    I met came across a sentence today which describes a book. It says as follows:
    After all the struggles with beautiful women, the right color, the CIA, foreign intelligence agencies and many other forces (what forces?), they (who is they?) finally had a thorough and clear investigation.
    so, What is the right color here? of course it doesn't refer to a kind of color like red, yellow, black, etc. then , what does it mean?
    I am looking forward to your help. Thanks a million!
    Yours
    Japanjapan
    The sentence does not make sense.

    not a teacher

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    Re: what's "the right color"?

    "The right color" is not a well-known idiom or anything we could recognize out of context. Can you tell us a little more about the book?

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    Re: what's "the right color"?

    We need more context to determine the exact meaning of the sentence, but in the context provided, I'd guess that they are referring to the "coloring" of a group of people. Perhaps they were looking for blue-eyed blonde women, or olive-skinned dark-haired men - some specific "look" for a photo shoot or TV commercial.

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