例句1. a dark night
例句2. keep it dark
Does “navy” sometimes mean “a kind of dark blue color”?
“The dark-side of globalization”: the criminalisation of refugees
It′s very dark for 4 o′clock.
Character is what you are in the dark .
Light or dark ?
Wearing dark glasses can protect your eyes from the sun.
The pupils of your eyes dilate when you enter a dark room.
The enemy assaulted the city as soon as it was dark .
The streets were very dark during the blackout.
It is too dark in this room for me to read a book.
It′s dark , isn′t it?
The lights of the car dazzled me on the dark road.
A candle gleamed in the dark .
He was just able to discern the road in the dark .
A cigarette glowed in the dark .
It is still dark .
A dark sky overhangs the earth.
Her sublimate future husband will be tall, dark , and handsome.
She has dark hair and a fresh complexion.
She shivered at the thought of going into the dark house alone.
She is not allowed out after dark .
Jinny′s small peral pin sets off her dark dress.
Economy′s dark continent
A violent wind was howling and dark clouds were scudding across the sky.
unknown elected nominee ; dark horse
The blind people live in a dark world.
The blind live in the dark .
Dark glasses are an effective shield against the glare.
Don′t you think it′s a bit too dark ?
Oh yes, now I remember. He had dark hair and wore glasses.
1.(of a colour or object) not reflecting much light; approaching black in shade.
‘ _dark_ green’
‘Tea is no longer just about a cup of _dark_ jasmine tea, served so sweet that it makes your teeth ache.’
2.(of a period or situation) characterized by great unhappiness or unpleasantness.
‘the _dark_ days of the war’
‘Something about film noir seems to go hand in hand with this _dark_ period of America’s history.’
3.(of a person) having dark skin, hair, or eyes.
‘a tall, _dark_ girl’
‘both my father and I are very _dark_ ’
4.(of a region) most remote, inaccessible, or uncivilized.
‘he lives somewhere in darkest Essex’
‘Mysterious giant beasts may lurk in the darkest depths of the ocean, making whale-like noises that are baffling scientists, it was disclosed today.’
5.(of a theatre) closed; not in use.
‘when I came to work here, over half the West End theatres were _dark_ ’
‘Because the theatre’s _dark_ , it does odd things to the Front of House dept’s shifts.’
6.(of an expression) angry.
‘Matthew flashed a _dark_ look at her’
‘The prince scowled and took on a _dark_ expression that Merlin had not seen before on the cordial coyote.’
7.(of someone's skin, hair, or eyes) brown or black in colour.
‘ _dark_ curly hair’
‘He was a tall, with black hair and _dark_ eyes; also an athlete, he was quite a tennis player.’
‘a _dark_ vision of the future’
‘Both films also have fairly _dark_ moments, yet still leave you feeling uplifted at the end, and even during some of the darkest parts.’
9.Denoting a velarized form of the sound of the letter l as it sounds at the end of a word or before another consonant (as in full or bulk in most accents of English).
‘In the recording out of the nine opportunities for Janet to use the _dark_ /l/, each time she used clear /l/ just as Dublin speakers do.’
‘English has two allophones for /l/, ″light/clearl″ and ″darkl″. I am conducting a study on the distribution of these two allophones.’
10.Hidden from knowledge; mysterious.
‘a _dark_ secret’
‘A limerick novelist has just launched her second novel, a tale of a bored housewife with a _dark_ secret.’
‘he is _dark_ on certain points of scripture’
‘Science, they say, leading mankind to progress, peace, and tranquility, safeguards bright minds from _dark_ , ignorant times.’
12.Suggestive of or arising from evil; sinister.
‘so many _dark_ deeds had been committed’
‘The deal was that Sishera would become a woman that served under the _dark_ power.’
13.With little or no light.
‘it’s too _dark_ to see much’
‘Oranjestad harbor is well lit if it gets _dark_ before you get there.’
1.A dark colour or shade, especially in a painting.
‘lights and darks are juxtaposed arbitrarily to create a sense of shallow relief’
‘Kehoe’s broad brushstrokes reduce the surfaces and modeling of her subjects to angular planes of lights and darks.’
‘I’ll be home before _dark_ ’
‘This pyrotechnical extension to the Great Wall glowed eerily under _dark_ of night as the fire climbed up and over dunes.’
3.The absence of light in a place.
‘Carolyn was sitting in the _dark_ ’
‘It is thought that Rowan ran through fencing in the _dark_ and slithered into the ditch.’
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