2after/before/until darkTMCafter, before, or until the sun goes down at night 天黑以后/天黑以前/直到天黑
I want you home before dark.
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after/before/until dark• I have often come out here aloneafter dark to breathe it in.• We had been too nervous to arriveafter dark.• That evening I was all right - Joanna would be afloat in the late afternoon, and I could get away before dark.• Start in the morning and not go home until dark.• We worked from early morning until dark.• Badgers usually only venture out after dark, so they can be difficult to spot.• Not many people chose to take a ride on such a bumpy, gloomyroadafter dark in the month of January.• If McQuaid had a big order to fill he mightn't come tillafter dark.
3in the darkinformalNOT KNOWknowing nothing about something important, because you have not been told about it 全然不知
We’re in the dark just as much as you are.
College officials were kept in the dark about the investigation.
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in the dark• He had to run back in the dark and make safe the Lewes bomb.• A snippet of tape showing scatteredflamesin the dark ran over and over.• Mavis crossed the footbridge cautiously, listeningin the dark for the river below.• I make up all the words myself, just like when I lived in the dark.• She was as much in the dark as Privet herself, and perhaps the others were the same.• He wants to keep Portsmouth in the dark until the teamsline-up for the kick-off.• How could anybody tell in the dark?
dark• He had the impression that there wasn't much left of the still figure in the dark.• And she gets up in the night and sits by the telephone in the hall in the dark.• There's nowhere to hang in the dark.• Many more settlements, houses and trailers, side roads disappearing into the dark, than there were years ago.
VERBS | ADVERBVERBS➤be, look, seem黑暗；看起來黑暗▸➤become, get, go, grow, turn變暗◇It gets dark at about six o'clock. 6 點左右天黑下來。◇Suddenly the whole sky went dark. 突然間整個天空暗了下來。◇As it grew dark, they gathered around the fire. 天色逐漸變暗，他們聚集到了篝火旁。➤remain, stay仍然黑暗ADVERB➤extremely, fairly, very, etc.極其／相當／非常黑暗▸➤completely完全黑暗▸➤a little, slightly, etc.微暗▸➤almost, nearly幾乎是黑的◇It's only three o'clock and it's nearly dark already. 才 3 點鐘，天就差不多黑了。➤already已經黑了▸➤still依然黑暗
a dark night黑夜a dark colour深颜色dark ♦︎ black ♦︎ shady ♦︎ shadowy ♦︎ unlitThese words all describe a place where there is little or no light.这些词均表示光线昏暗的、黑暗的。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆a dark / shady / shadowy place / corner◆a dark / shadowy / unlit room◆a dark / unlit road◆a dark / black night◆black / shadowy darkness◆to go dark / black◆pitch dark / black◆cool and dark / shady■darkwith no or very little light, especially because it is night黑暗的，昏暗的（尤指夜晚）◆What time does it get dark in summer? 夏天什么时候天黑？◆It was dark outside and I couldn't see much. 外面很黑，我看不清楚。◆He stumbled along through the dark forest. 他在黑黝黝的森林中跌跌撞撞地前行。OPPlight ⇨ lightnoun1■blackwithout light; completely dark黑暗的；漆黑的◆Through the black night came the sound of thunder. 漆黑的夜晚传来了雷声。◆It's pitch black(= very dark) outside. 外面漆黑一片。◆My head banged on a rock and everything went black. 我的头撞上了一块岩石，眼前顿时一片黑暗。■shadyprotected from direct sunlight by sth, for example trees or buildings背阴的；遮阴的◆We went to find somewhere cool and shady to have a drink. 我们去找了个阴凉的地方，喝了一杯。◆This is a nice shady spot for a picnic. 这地方背阴，适合野餐。OPPsunny ⇨ sunny■shadowy [usually before noun] dark and full of shadows幽暗的；有阴影的；多阴的◆Someone was hiding in the shadowy doorway. 有人躲藏在昏暗的入口处。◆The lights went out, plunging the room into a shadowy darkness. 灯熄了，房间顿时陷入一片漆黑。■unlitdark because there are no lights or the lights are not switched on黑暗的；无灯光的◆The room was unlit and they could hardly see the man in the gloom. 房间里没有灯光，他们几乎看不见黑暗中的那个人。◆Avoid walking through parks or down quiet, unlit roads. 要避免从公园里穿行或沿着僻静昏暗的道路行走。OPPlighted ⇨ lightverb2dark2
a dark night黑夜a dark colour深颜色dark ♦︎ rich ♦︎ deep ♦︎ warm ♦︎ mellowThese words all describe strong and/or pleasant colours.这些词均形容颜色深沉的、浓重宜人的。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆a dark / rich / deep / warm colour / tone / shade◆(a) dark / rich / deep / warm red / orange◆(a) dark / rich / deep blue / green / purple◆very dark / deep■dark(of colours) not light; closer in shade to black than white（颜色）深的，暗的◆Darker colours are more practical and don't show stains. 深色更实用，而且不显脏。◆Mahogany is a dark-coloured wood. 红木是一种深色木材。◆He was dressed in a dark suit and a plain white shirt. 他身着深色西服，配一件朴素的白衬衣。◆The dark clouds in the sky meant that a storm was coming. 天空中的乌云预示着暴风雨即将来临。OPPpale,light ⇨ pale2■rich [usually before noun](of colours) strong and dark, in a way that is beautiful or pleasing（色彩）浓重宜人的◆The colour of the flower is a rich deep red. 那朵花的颜色是浓重的深红色。◆the rich tones of autumn 秋天的浓重色调■deep [usually before noun](of colours) strong and dark, especially in an attractive way（色彩）浓重的，深沉宜人的◆He had a pale face with deep blue eyes. 他面容白皙，眼睛碧蓝。◆The colour is deeper when the grapes are dried. 葡萄晒干后颜色会深一些。OPPpale ⇨ pale2■warm [usually before noun](of colours) creating a pleasant, comfortable and relaxed feeling or atmosphere暖色调的◆The house is decorated in warm shades of red and orange. 房子用红和橙这些暖色调装饰。OPPcool ⇨ pale2■mellow(of colours) soft, rich and pleasant（色彩）柔和丰润的，浓重宜人的◆The floor was of mellow golden stone. 地板用柔和的金黄色石料铺成。
Mr. Ng 不推薦使用 Google翻譯 ^_^: Translate en To zh-TW dark --------- 黑暗的
0_0: Translations of dark
# a. 曖: clandestine, dark, dusk, dusky, obscure, shadowy 暗: concealed, confused, covert, dark, dim, dull 黯: dark, deep black, dim, dusk, dusky, gloomy 黑: black, dark 黑暗的: blackout, dark, darkling, gloomy, swart, swarthy 黑色的: atramentous, black, dark, sable 晦: dark, obscure 昏黑: dark, dim, dusty 黎: black, dark 冥: dark, deep, profound 暝: dark 糢糊: blurred, dark, dim, foggy, fuzzy, indistinct 森: dark, gloomy, multitudinous 深: abysmal, close, dark, deep, intimate, late 深沉: concealing real feelings, dark, deep 烏: dark 窔: bottomless, cavernous, dark, murky, profound, shady 陰暗: dark, dim, gloomy, somber, sombre 淄: black, dark 緇: black, dark
# n. 黑: black, blackness, carcajou, dark, nigritude 黑暗: dark, darkness, gloominess, mirk, murk, night 黑色: black, blackness, dark 黃昏: blind man's holiday, candlelight, dark, dusk, eve, evening 黧: dark, darkness, sallowness 暝: dark 糢糊: blur, dark, faintness, illegibility, vague 緇: blackness, black silk, Buddhist, dark, darkness, nigritude
0_0: Definitions of dark
# adjective. - with little or no light. * it's too dark to see much - (of a color or object) not reflecting much light; approaching black in shade. * dark green - (of a period of time or situation) characterized by tragedy, unhappiness, or unpleasantness. * the dark days of the war - hidden from knowledge; mysterious. * a dark secret - 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). * None
# noun. - the absence of light in a place. * Carolyn was sitting in the dark - a dark color or shade, especially in a painting. * lights and darks are juxtaposed arbitrarily to create a sense of shallow relief
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