dark

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɑːrk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɑrk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(därk)


Inflections of 'dark' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
darker
adj comparative
darkest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dark

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a dark [night, day, beer, room]
  2. the [night] is dark
  3. is too dark to [see, move, play]
  4. a dark [age, time, moment] (for)
  5. has dark [skin, colors, eyes, hair, spots]
  6. dark [blue, green]
  7. a dark [beer, ale]
  8. dark chocolate
  9. dark [and, or] milk chocolate
  10. a dark [plan, scheme, plot] to
  11. (has) cast a dark shadow over
  12. a dark cloud hanging over the [party, meeting, event]
  13. dark days [to follow, will come]
  14. the dark days of the [war, recession]
  15. a dark [time, period, moment] in our history
  16. the dark side of the [moon, news, hero]
  17. everyone has a dark side
  18. know (nothing) [about, of] his dark [past, secret]
  19. dark and [smooth, dangerous, cold, eerie, beautiful]
  20. [completely, very, quite] dark
  21. it was cold and dark
  22. [getting, turning, growing] dark
  23. it (suddenly) went dark
n
  1. am [afraid, scared, frightened] of the dark
  2. [can, cannot] see in the dark
  3. [return, get] home before dark
  4. don't [go out, leave] after dark
  5. [walked, drove] through the dark (of night)
  6. [doesn't like, is not keen on] driving in the dark
  7. were [singing, wandering, dancing] in the dark
  8. [have sex, make love] in the dark
  9. in the dark of the [night, room]
  10. in the half-dark
  11. from dark to light
  12. [checks, patterns] of dark and light
  13. was left in the dark about the [plans, promotion]
  14. had to make a shot in the dark
  15. the [answer, guess] was (just) a shot in the dark
additional examples
  1. am [afraid, scared, frightened] of the dark
  2. a dark [night, day, beer, room]
  3. [can, cannot] see in the dark
  4. the [night] is dark
  5. [return, get] home before dark
  6. is too dark to [see, move, play]
  7. don't [go out, leave] after dark
  8. a dark [age, time, moment] (for)
  9. [walked, drove] through the dark (of night)
  10. has dark [skin, colors, eyes, hair, spots]
  11. [doesn't like, is not keen on] driving in the dark
  12. is dark- [skinned]
  13. were [singing, wandering, dancing] in the dark
  14. a dark-skinned [man, woman]
  15. [have sex, make love] in the dark
  16. dark [blue, green]
  17. in the dark of the [night, room]
  18. a dark- [blue] [shirt, tie]
  19. in the half-dark
  20. a dark [beer, ale]
  21. from dark to light
  22. dark chocolate
  23. [checks, patterns] of dark and light
  24. dark [and, or] milk chocolate
  25. was left in the dark about the [plans, promotion]
  26. a dark-chocolate mousse
  27. had to make a shot in the dark
  28. a dark [plan, scheme, plot] to
  29. the [answer, guess] was (just) a shot in the dark
  30. (has) cast a dark shadow over
  31. a dark cloud hanging over the [party, meeting, event]
  32. dark days [to follow, will come]
  33. the dark days of the [war, recession]
  34. a dark [time, period, moment] in our history
  35. the dark side of the [moon, news, hero]
  36. everyone has a dark side
  37. know (nothing) [about, of] his dark [past, secret]
  38. dark and [smooth, dangerous, cold, eerie, beautiful]
  39. [completely, very, quite] dark
  40. it was cold and dark
  41. [getting, turning, growing] dark
  42. it (suddenly) went dark
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