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a dark and stormy night
When Maggie woke up, it was still dark.
By this time it was ten o'clock and completely dark.
When they left, it was already starting to get dark (=become dark at the end of a day).
The room went dark and the cinema screen flickered into life.
He was dressed in a dark suit with a white shirt.
There were dark patches on the walls where water had soaked through.
She glanced up at the dark clouds above the cliffs.
This is the British English definition of dark. View American English definition of dark.
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly
to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …add a word
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