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in the dark

This page is about the idiom in the dark.

Meaning: If you're in the dark about something, you don't know about it.

For example:

  • The company is going to cut some jobs, but they're keeping the workers in the dark so they won't cause trouble.

  • We were completely in the dark about Mark and Jenny and we still can't believe they're getting married next month.

Quick Quiz:

Many politicians try to keep people in the dark about their

a. successful policies

b. achievements in government

c. secret business deals

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Contributor: Matt Errey