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    "colour" or "colours"

    "Colour" or "colours": which one should I use in the sentence?

    1- Don't make fun of people for their screen ​colour/colours.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 26-Sep-2017 at 10:04.

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    Re: "colour" or "colours"

    What are "people's screen colour(s)"? Do you mean "skin colours"?

    I think the preposition is "about", not "for".
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: "colour" or "colours"

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    What are "people's screen colour(s)"? Do you mean "skin colours"?

    I think the preposition is "about", not "for".
    Sorry, it should have been skin colour. I did not notice that. Please tell me how I should write the sentence.

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    Re: "colour" or "colours"

    Please don't edit post 1 of any thread once it's already received responses. I have changed the word back to "screen" in post 1 so that posts 2 and 3 still make sense.

    Use "colour".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "colour" or "colours"

    I would use colour of their skin, but it's a sensitive area, so be very careful in English.

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