Grammar Patterns

the N

The 'dark' group

These nouns refer to a place or time with particular light or weather. (Cold, dusk, firelight, heat, light, sun, and twilight are also often used without the.)
After the clocks in Britain go back an hour, many children will walk home from school in the dark.
She peered through the gloom and glimpsed the shapeless mound on the small trestle-bed in the corner.
The car was prone to skid when braking in the wet.
  • cold
  • dark
  • dry
  • dusk
  • firelight
  • gloom
  • heat
  • light
  • murk
  • shade
  • shadows
  • sun
  • twilight
  • wet
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