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"In the dark" is a phrase which is often translated as "en la oscuridad", and "darkness" is a noun which is often translated as "la oscuridad". Learn more about the difference between "in the dark" and "darkness" below.
in the dark(
ihn
 
thuh
 
dark
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in darkness)
a. en la oscuridad
Jeremy jumped when he thought he saw something move in the dark.Jeremy se sobresaltó cuando creyó haber visto algo en la oscuridad.
2. (in ignorance)
a. en la oscuridad
Why did Sheila dye her hair green? - I don't know. She keeps me in the dark about those things.¿Por qué tiñó su pelo verde Sheila? - No lo sé. Me mantiene en la oscuridad acerca de esas cosas.
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darkness(
dark
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (absence of light)
a. la oscuridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The darkness of the night scared me.La oscuridad de la noche me dio miedo.
The lights went out, and I couldn't see anything in the darkness.Las luces se apagaron y no podía ver nada en la oscuridad.
2. (evil)
a. el mal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The devil is the angel of darkness.El diablo es el ángel del mal.
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