Shade of something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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a shade (something)
Somewhat; a little bit; slightly. The software update should make is a shade easier to search for the information you need. I think we should use a mixture that's a shade thinner.
a shade of (something)
A particular hue of a given color. I think we should paint this room a light shade of green.
a shade — a little —. informal
1984 Armistead Maupin Babycakes Shall we go a shade lighter…Pink it up a bit?
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Whether your fingers are the greenest of green or a paler shade of something
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Of all the little thumbnail squares of colour on a six-page fold-out chart it was the only colour which was clear, which was not muddy not a half-tone not a dim shade of something