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dark
British English: /dɑːk/
American English: /dɑrk/

Translation of dark in Italian:

adjective

  • 1 (lacking in light)
    (room, alley, forest, day, sky)
    it is getting o growing dark
    comincia a farsi buio
    it's dark
    è buio, notte
    it's very dark in here
    è molto buio qui
    the sky went dark
    imbrunì
    the dark side of the moon
    la faccia nascosta della luna
    in darkest Africa
    nell'Africa nera, nel cuore dell'Africa
  • 3 (physically)
    (hair, eyes, skin, complexion)
    she's dark
    è scura
    his hair is getting darker
    i suoi capelli stanno diventando più scuri
    a small dark o dark-skinned woman
    una donna piccola con la carnagione scura
  • 8 (Linguistics)dark l
    l scura

noun

Idioms

keep it dark

acqua in bocca! tientelo per te!

to be in the dark

essere all'oscuro
about di

I was completely in the dark

ne ero completamente all'oscuro

to leave somebody in the dark

lasciare qualcuno all'oscuro

to keep somebody in the dark about something

tenere qualcuno all'oscuro di qualcosa

to take a leap o shot in the dark

to work in the dark

(British English)
proseguire a tentoni

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