1 [U] light during daytime 日光; 白昼
*The colours look different when viewed in daylight. 在日光下看, 颜色显得不同.
* I haven't seen your garden in daylight before. 我以前还没有在白天看过你的花园呢.
* before daylight, ie before dawn 天亮前; 黎明前.
2 (idm 习语) broad daylight => broad1. ,daylight `robbery (infml 口) charging too much 要价过高
*Three pounds for two sandwiches? It's daylight robbery! 两个三明治要三镑? 简直是敲竹杠! see `daylight understand sth that was previously puzzling 理解了曾感到困惑的事
*I struggled with the problem for hours before I saw daylight. 这个问题我费了几小时才弄明白.
the light produced by the sun during the dayin daylight They're shy animals and don't often come out in daylight. The park is open to the public during daylight hours . If possible, it's better to work in natural daylight.
→in broad daylightatbroad1
(7)(put) daylight between yourself and sbinformal
if you put daylight between yourself and someone else, you make the distance or difference between you larger Now the team need to put some daylight between themselves and their rivals for the championship.scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of sbinformal
to frighten someone a lot It scared the living daylights out of me when the flames shot out.beat/knock the (living) daylights out of sbinformal
to hit someone a lot and seriously hurt themdaylight robberyBrE informal
a situation in which something costs you a lot more than is reasonable £2.50 for a cup of coffee? It's daylight robbery!
1. The colours look different when viewed in daylight. 在日光下看, 颜色显得不同.
2. On September 7, 1940, nearly four hundred German bombers hammered the city with bombs in broad daylight. 1940年9月7日，近400架德国轰炸机在大白天用炸弹猛烈轰炸了这座城市。
3. It was as clear as daylight then that burglars had forced an entry during her absence. 事情很清楚，在她外出时，窃贼曾闯进家门。