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    #1

    red tinted

    This cream is red tinted.

    Is it also correct to say- "It is tinted red"?


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    #2
    Yes. I would hyphenate 'red-tinted.'

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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by payal desai View Post
    Is it also correct to say- "It is tinted red"?
    It's the form I would use in most contexts.
    Last edited by 5jj; 14-Mar-2014 at 16:15. Reason: tiny typo

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    #4
    In what context can we use?

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    #5
    In what context can we use what? You suggested "The cream is red-tinted" and Raymott told you that was correct. He added that "The cream is tinted red" is also possible.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6
    I imagine the context is something like a person with a thick application of lipstick kissing a bowl of cream, stirring the cream and commenting on the result.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 14-Mar-2014 at 20:06. Reason: minor typo

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    #7
    Or you could be whipping cream for a trifle and a few drops of your blood from a nose-bleed fall into the bowl.


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    Last edited by Rover_KE; 14-Mar-2014 at 23:53.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Or you could be whipping cream for a trifle and a few drops of your blood from a nose-bleed fall into the bowl.
    Remind me not to come to your house for dessert!
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    #9
    If you're squeamish I'll put cochineal in your portion if you'd rather, ems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    If you're squeamish I'll put cochineal in your portion if you'd rather, ems.
    Ewwww! I'll take the human blood over that, thanks.
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