(as) dark as a pocket

(as) dark as a pocket

Completely black; totally without light or color. Primarily heard in US. Whew, it's as dark as a pocket out here! Hand me my flashlight, will you? I had to stay in the office working for so long that it was dark as a pocket by the time I finally left.
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