all cats are gray in the dark

all cats are gray in the dark

proverb In the dark of night, appearances do not matter (because it is too difficult to see anything clearly). A: "I can't believe you're going on a date with someone you've never met before! What if you don't think he's attractive?" B: "Eh, all cats are gray in the dark—it will be fine."
See also: all, cat, dark, gray
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All cats are gray in the dark.

Prov. When in the dark, appearances are meaningless, since everything is hard to see or unseen. I don't care if my date is ugly. All cats are gray in the dark.
See also: all, cat, dark, gray
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

all cats are grey in the dark

the qualities that distinguish people from one another are obscured in some circumstances, and if they can't be perceived they don't matter. proverb
The US version of this proverb is at night all cats are gray .
See also: all, cat, dark, grey
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