the middle of the night; 12 o'clock at night
"young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight"
This is the midnightslet no star Delude ussdawn is very far.
出自： R. Kipling
A tragic breakdown of..standards, and the midnight of moral degeneration deepens.
出自： M. L. King
误 The baby always cries at the midnight.
正 The baby always cries at midnight.
误 It came on to rain soon after the midnight.
正 It came on to rain soon after midnight.
误 The heavy downpour killed our hope of getting home before the midnight.
正 The heavy downpour killed our hope of getting home before midnight.
析 表示“在半夜”,应该说at midnight, midnight前不加冠词; 在before midnight, after midnight中, midnight 前也都不加定冠词。类似的像at dawn (黎明), at noon(在中午)等都不可以加定冠词。