Idioms beginning with D

double take
double take Meaning to be so surprised at something that you have to take another look (American meaning) a delayed reaction to something (British meaning) It can be ... Read on
drive crazy
drive crazy also, drive nuts Meaning to disturb or irritate someone to upset someone to the point where they lose focus to annoy someone and cause them to ... Read on
do justice to
do justice to Meaning This phrase can be used in the positive or negative sense in the positive sense it means: to speak of or otherwise show a ... Read on
discretion is the greater part of valour
discretion is the greater part of valour also, discretion is the better part of valour Meaning to be quiet about it after helping someone out to not make ... Read on
dream come true
dream come true Meaning | Definition fulfilment of a wish after a long time the notion of something that is hoped by a person coming to life for ... Read on
dead as a dodo
dead as a dodo Meaning no longer alive or existing to be extinct to not be found to be obsolete/outdated Example Sentences When my dad finds out that ... Read on
drop like flies
drop like flies Meaning many people falling ill or dying around the same time faint, collapse or die in large numbers rapidly decrease in number drop out of ... Read on
down to the wire
go down to the wire Meaning a situation where the outcome is not decided until the very end something that ends in the last minute until the last ... Read on
don’t look a gift horse in the mouth
don’t look a gift horse in the mouth also never look a gift horse in the mouth Meaning don’t be ungrateful when you receive a gift do not be critical ... Read on
dog days
dog days Meaning hot, sultry days hottest days of summer Example Sentences During the dog days of summer, people prefer to remain indoors and go out as little ... Read on

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head above water
head above water Meaning | Synonyms to succeed to survive in bad financial situations to keep itself out of trouble in any difficult situation manage to live well even in financial ... Read on

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