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Autor:  Deivis
E-mail:  deivis_fsilva@yahoo.com.br
Data:  30/DEZ/2005 6:19 PM
Assunto:  the ou of the
 
Mensagem: 

I did a reasearch on the word darkness and found no entry with "the" before it.

 

Take a look:

 

dark‧ness [uncountable]
1 when there is no light:
the long hours of darkness during winter
in darkness
The lamp suddenly went out, leaving us in darkness.
total/pitch/complete darkness
The room was in total darkness.
We lit our campfire as darkness fell (=it became night).
He stared out the window at the gathering darkness (=the night slowly coming).
2 evil or the devil:
His smooth manner covered a heart of darkness.
the forces/powers of darkness (=the devil or evil people)
3 the dark quality of a colour:
the darkness of the lenses

(www.longman.com)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
the ou of the  –  J.D.  30/DEZ/2005, 2:38 AM
 the ou of the  –  Deivis  30/DEZ/2005, 6:19 PM
the ou of the  –  Johannes  31/DEZ/2005, 10:00 AM
the ou of the  –  Dale/RS  30/DEZ/2005, 8:40 PM

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