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When the colour on a printout is not of the correct tone or intensity, can I say that "the colour is out"? Can the word "out" be applied to the colour instead of the quantity of something? What is the meaning of "out"? How about "the colour is off"? Which is better?
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The color is "off."
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.