phrases with adjectives – dark

The word ‘dark’ as an adjective can mean with little light, a colour close to black, an unpleasant time or mysterious.

For example:

  • It’s a dark evening today. (little light)
  • My bedroom carpet is dark red. (a colour close to black)
  • I went through some dark time in my youth. (an unpleasant time)
  • Kiron has been hiding a dark secret from his friends. (mysterious)

Let’s take a look at some common idioms containing the word ‘dark’.

idioms and phrases with adjectives - dark
adjective idioms (dark) - dark horse
adjective idioms (dark) - keep in the dark
adjective idioms (dark) - whistle in the dark