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    Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Which of these sentences is/are common?


    1. Such objects are perfectly color-coded.
    2. Such objects are perfectly color-organized.
    3. Such objects are perfectly color-collected.

    ( If we want to say those objects are organized according to color, usually to make something easier!)

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    Re: Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Which of these sentences is/are common?


    1. Such objects are perfectly color-coded.
    2. Such objects are perfectly color-organized.
    3. Such objects are perfectly color-collected.

    ( If we want to say those objects are organized according to color, usually to make something easier!)
    I shouldn't think any of them is common. 1 and 2 might be used.

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    Re: Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Coded definition in Longman:
    Having a set of numbers, letters, or symbols to show what sth is or give information about it.
    EX: The wires are colour-coded for easy identification.

    As you say, 1 and 2 might be used. However, I haven't seen such a combination: color-organized. Is it the same as color-coded?

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    Re: Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Coded definition in Longman:
    Having a set of numbers, letters, or symbols to show what sth is or give information about it.
    EX: The wires are colour-coded for easy identification.

    As you say, 1 and 2 might be used. However, I haven't seen such a combination: color-organized. Is it the same as color-coded?
    "organised by colour" would be more usual.

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    Re: Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Or "arranged by colour". If you want to use "colour" followed by a hyphen and another word, I find only "colour-coded" natural (of your three suggestions).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Which of these sentences is/are common?

    Color-coded works, but it doesn't necessarily mean that they are organised. I think emsr2d2's suggestion does that better.

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