What color Vs In what color

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What color Vs In what color

Post by BrownBear » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:10 pm

Guys,
I read in a book this sentence:
“What color are you going to paint room?”

Can I say “In what color ... ?”

In I use “in” at the beginning of the sentence will it be correct?

Thank you.

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Re: What color Vs In what color

Post by Alan » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:41 am

No.

'What colo(u)r', without preposition, is the idiomatic adjectival/adverbial form of the phrase.

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