in the dark

This page is about the idiom in the dark


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