1705241、devil is not so black as he is painted
No one is as bad as people say he is. (Implies that people are saying too many bad things about someone.)
沒有人有人們口中的那麼壞。(指的是人們通常會說某人太多的壞話)

I can't believe that actress is as coldhearted as the gossip columns say she is. The devil is not so black as he is painted.
我不相信那個女演員有八卦專欄說得那麼冷血,魔鬼並不像人們描繪的那樣黑。

2、give a black eye to (someone or something)
To make someone or something look bad; to damage one's reputation.
讓某人或某事看起來很糟;毀掉一個人的聲譽。

That food critic's negative review really gave a black eye to my restaurant.
那位美食批評家的消極評論真的毀了我餐館的聲譽

3、as clear as black and white
Of the utmost clarity; clearly defined or differentiated; without any room for confusion, ambiguity.
極度明顯清晰;明顯界定或區別;沒有任何困惑、含糊不清的空間。

Love isn't always as clear as black and white, you know. You have to accept that there are many gray areas in relationships.
愛不總是黑白分明的,你知道嗎。在戀愛關係中你不得不接受裡面許多的灰色地帶。


4、the Black Maria
A police vehicle, typically one carrying prisoners.
一種警方交通工具,通常會帶著囚犯。也就是員警押送犯人的無窗囚車。

They just threw Billy in the back of a Black Maria and hauled him off to the police station!
他們剛把Billy扔進了一輛“黑瑪麗”的後面,然後把他拖到了警局。

5、black out
to pass out; to become unconscious.
昏倒;變得失去意識。

I think I am going to black out.
我感覺我要昏過去了。

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