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11:27 Feb 22, 2005
English to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase:colored
Does 'colored'work here?
the worker union meeting Congress is colored by Spin-Off Cries
All the answers have different hues (pardon the pun), so either you tell us now in plain English, what do you really want to say, or we will have to wait and see, which one you think is the closest to your colour palette.
Explanation: Again, little more than a guess, but a word which might fit in that context. "Colo(u)red" is frequently somewhat negative in a similar context to yours, I think. Of course, if it's supposed to be negative, well and good - then "coloured" would fit - "colored", if you have an American English audience.
David Moore Local time: 02:47 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 32
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Explanation: Not sure what you mean, really. But if you mean that the meeting diverted from its main purpose because of discussing spin-offs, then distracted might work.
Calls perhaps, not cries? Again, hard to be sure what you mean, quite honestly.