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Sunday, 8 May 2016

List of Idioms beginning with D


Click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the idioms with an explanation of each.

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List of Idioms beginning with D

Drive a wedge between- to break relationship between the two
Dances to the tune- to do always what someone tells you to do
Dressed up to the nines- wearing fancy cloths
Dragging its feet- delaying in decision, not showing enthusiasum
Davey Jones' locker- Davey Jones' locker is the bottom of the sea or resting place of drowned sailors. ('Davy Jones Locker' is alternative word)
Dancing on someone's grave- If you will dance on someone's grave, you will outlive or outlast them and will celebrate their demise
Dog in the manger- If someone acts like a dog in the manger, they don't want other people to have or enjoy things that are useless to them
Don't cry over spilt milk- When something bad happens and nothing can be done to help it people say, 'Don't cry over spilt milk '
Don't wash your dirty laundry in public- People, especially couples, who argue in front of others or involve others in their personal problems and crises, are said to be washing their dirty laundry in public; making public things that are best left private
Donkey work- Donkey work is any hard, boring work or task
Don't throw bricks when you live in a glass house- Don't call others out on actions that you, yourself do. Don't be hypocrite



Click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the idioms with an explanation of each.

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