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Idioms and Phrases beginning with D 

1. Donkey’s year – A very long time.

2. Dog days – Hottest days of summer.

3. Dead ringer – A duplicate of the exact things.

4. Dark house – One who was previously unknown but is now prominent.

5. Dog’s life – A miserable, unhappy existence.

6. Down to earth – Simple, decent.

7. Down to heel – Out of luck, shabbily dressed.

8. Doom and Gloom – To make someone angry or irritated.

9. Drive up the wall – Don’t put all your resources into one thing.

10. Dead and buried – If someone is dead and buried, it has all long been settled and is not going to be reconsidered.

11. Dead in the water – If something is dead in the water, it isn’t going anywhere or making any progress.

12. Dip your toe in the water – When you start something carefully because you are jot sure whether it will work or not.

13. Devil of a time – If you have a devil of a time you have a very difficult time.

14. Devil’s advocate – To present a counterargument don’t count your chickens before the eggs have hatched.

15. Don’t give up the day job – you are not good at something.

16. Down in the dumps – A gloomy, unhappy.

17. Do for – Fulfill the purpose

18. Draw up – To draft.

19. Drop a line – Send a brief letter.

20. Dot the i’s and cross the t’s – To do something very carefully and in a lot of detail.

21. Dig own grave – Do something stupid that will harm oneself, and cause one’s own ruin or downfall.



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