of the very darkest colour, like coal or soot; opposite of white; of a colour very similar to this
of a dark-skinned race
very dirty; covered with dirt
without hope; very sad or melancholy
very angry or resentful
person of a dark-skinned race; Negro
make sth black; put polish on (shoes, etc.)
refuse to handle (goods, etc.); boycott
"they fumbled around in total darkness"
"in the black of night"
"the widow wore black"
"black leather jackets"
"as black as coal"
"rich black soil"
"a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"
"the future looked black"
"prospects were bleak"
"Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"
"took a dim view of things"
"a black lie"
"his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"
"Darth Vader of the dark side"
"a dark purpose"
"dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"
"the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"
"the stock market crashed on Black Friday"
"a calamitous defeat"
"the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"
"such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"
"it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"
"a fateful error"
"a face black with fury"
"a black moonless night"
"through the pitch-black woods"
"it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
"a grim joke"
"fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"
"the black economy pays no taxes"
"Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"
"an ignominious retreat"
"an opprobrious monument to human greed"
"a shameful display of cowardice"
"with feet black from playing outdoors"
"his shirt was black within an hour"
"The smoke blackened the ceiling"
"The ceiling blackened"
We must take black and white into our list, as colours with the painter though not with the optician.
出自： W. M. Craig
The cold black of 6 A.M.
出自： J. Cheever
Thou canst not make one haire white or blacke.
出自：Bible (AV): Matthew
The priest himself..Pours the black wine.
Her eyes..were the blackest I had ever seen.
出自： J. Rhys
After the accident he blacked out and couldn't remember what happened.
I'm sorry,I just blacked out for a few minutes.
对不起,我刚才晕过去了几分钟。 black sth ⇔ out
The stage was blacked out to hide a change of scenery.
During the war, we had to make sure windows were carefully blacked out at night.
The city was blacked out during the air raid.
空袭时全城实行灯火管制。 black sth ⇔ out
You had better black out that word.
误 I became black after taking a two-hour bathe.
正 I became very dark〔suntanned〕 after taking a two-hour bathe.
析 表示“晒黑”时,不说become black,应说become dark或suntanned。
误 He was dressed in the black.
正 He was dressed in black.
析 表示“穿着某种颜色的衣服”时,可用“in+表示颜色的词”,此时在表示颜色的词前不加冠词。“in the black”的意思是“有盈余”。例如: