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English definition of “colour sth in”

colour sth in

verb uk phrasal verb with colour UK (US color)   /ˈkʌl.ər/ us    //
to fill an area with colour using paint, coloured pencils, etc.: Rosie drew an elephant and coloured it in.Painting, drawing and printing
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