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Idioms and expressions beginning with D

dance to a different tune
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dance to a different tune

dark horse
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dark horse

dash off
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dash off

dawn on
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dawn on

day and night
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom day and night

day in and day out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom day in and day out

dead as a doornail
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dead as a doornail

dead center
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dead center

dead end
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dead end

dead set against something
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dead set against something

dead tired
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dead tired

deadbeat
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom deadbeat

deadpan
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom deadpan

decked out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom decked out

deep water
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom deep water

deliver the goods
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom deliver the goods

devil-may-care
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom devil-may-care

die down
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom die down

die off
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom die off

dig in
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dig in

dime a dozen
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dime a dozen

dirty look
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dirty look

dish out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dish out

do a double take
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do a double take

do away with
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do away with

do in
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do in

do one`s best
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do one`s best

do one`s thing
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do one`s thing

do out of
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do out of

do something rash
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do something rash

do the honors
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do the honors

do the trick
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do the trick

do time
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do time

do with
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do with

do wonders
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do wonders

do-or-die
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom do-or-die

dog-eat-dog
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dog-eat-dog

doll up
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom doll up

done for
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom done for

double back
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom double back

double up
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom double up

double-check
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom double-check

double-cross
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom double-cross

double-talk
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom double-talk

down and out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down and out

down in the dumps
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down in the dumps

down on
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down on

down one`s alley
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down one`s alley

down the drain
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down the drain

down the line
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down the line

down to the wire
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down to the wire

down-to-earth
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom down-to-earth

drag on
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drag on

drag one`s feet/heels
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drag one`s feet/heels

draw (someone) out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom draw (someone) out

draw a blank
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom draw a blank

draw fire
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom draw fire

draw the line
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom draw the line

draw up
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom draw up

dress up
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dress up

dressed to kill
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dressed to kill

dressed to the nines
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dressed to the nines

drive a hard bargain
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drive a hard bargain

drive at
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drive at

drive someone up a wall
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drive someone up a wall

drop (someone) a line
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop (someone) a line

drop a hint
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop a hint

drop by the wayside
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop by the wayside

drop by
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop by

Drop dead
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom Drop dead!

drop in the bucket
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop in the bucket

drop in
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop in

drop out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drop out

drown out
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drown out

drum up
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom drum up

duck soup
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom duck soup

Dutch treat
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom Dutch treat

dwell on
Definition, explanation of usage and examples of the idiom dwell on

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