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in black and white

in black and white
Meaning: formally, on paper and in writing.
Example: He asked his old mother not to worry as the terms of the hand agreement were spelled out in black and white.

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4 Comments

  • Expression: Durga Thakur writes on 11 July, 2016

    Thanks for the meaning and good example.

  • Expression: Anwer Anu writes on 8 July, 2016

    Thanks for the good example.

    • Expression: Durga Thakur writes on 11 July, 2016

      You are right, it’s a good example.

  • Expression: Barbie writes on 15 April, 2016

    Sometimes, learning English is too complicated, when you face such types of idioms. The meaning of “in black and white” is very different from it’s literal meaning.

    I wish this example was correct.
    Hey, I have got visa to visit Canada you can check it in those black and white.

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