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    What does "Pitch black" mean?

    Hi, I am wondering about the meaning of "Pitch Black", it is an australian movie with Vin Diesel among others http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0134847/ . In my country it is translated as something like "Very-very black darkness" or "Very-very deep darkness".

    What is your English translation of "Pitch Black"? Is it some kind of slang in Australia or in the United States?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: What does "Pitch black" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by thx0110 View Post
    Hi, I am wondering about the meaning of "Pitch Black", it is an australian movie with Vin Diesel among others. In my country it is translated something as "Very-very black darkness" or "Very-very deep darkness".

    What is your English translation of "Black Pitch"?

    Thanks in advance.
    Usually, "pitch black" means very dark.

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    Re: What does "Pitch black" mean?

    Also: black as night, black as sin, black as coal, coal-black, jet-black....

    FYI: pitch in the meaning of 'tar'; jet in the meaning of 'semi-precious stone'

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