People hold my films against me like a black mark on my character.
Some once-promising entries have to undergo a black mark, while a few claims that were despaired of come to the fore.
Otherwise we, or I, anyhow, will start again in the autumn with a black mark.
The deed I had done was beyond recall, and would ever stand as a black mark against me.
Harry pawed his mustache and made a greasy, black mark on his face.
It was a mild and patriarchal kind of slavery, but it had left its black mark upon the countryside.
A moment after nine, and only the black mark was attainable.
"It ought to wipe out any black mark Dr. Tanner has against any of us," Jack said happily.
He seemed to have been in some row, for there was a black mark above his eyebrow.
At last a black mark was found upon our door, and a great panic ensued, for we felt that now our time had come.
an indication on one's record of a grievous error, misdeed, or failure; demerit
Missing that meeting was a black mark against me.