1705231、(as) black as (one's) hat
Completely black; totally without light or color.

The basement gives me the creeps, it's as black as my hat down there!

2、a black day
a day when something very unpleasant or sad happens (usually + for ).
發生了一些很不開心或悲傷事情的一天(常用作a black day for)。

When we heard the news that David Bowie had died, we knew it was going to be a black day for all of his loyal fans.
當我們聽到David Bowie去世的消息,我們就明白這對於他所有忠實粉絲來說,將會是悲痛的一天。

3、be in the black
If a bank account is in the black, it contains some money, and if a person or business is in the black, they have money in the bank and are not in debt.
如果一個銀行帳戶in the black,說明裡面還有一些錢。如果一個人或企業是in the black,那麼他們在銀行還有存款,沒有負債。

Incredibly, we're still in the black after our holiday.

4、back the black stump
In or of an extremely remote, isolated, and/or uncivilized location, usually meaning the Australian outback."Black stump" is used colloquially as an imaginary marker of the edge of civilized settlement, though the origin of the term is uncertain. Primarily heard in Australia.
在一個相當偏遠、孤立的地方,有可能是未文明化的地區,通常指的是澳大利亞的內陸。“Black stump”在口語中用作文明定居點的想像邊緣線,雖然這個線通常不存在。主要在澳大利亞使用。

There are many people who still live back of the black stump, lacking access to medical care and other basic social services.

5、the new black
used to say that something is the most popular or fashionable colour or thing at the moment

Designers say that green is the new black.


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