Idioms and Phrases




Idioms and Phrases :


Drive a wedge between- to break relationship between the two


Dances to the tune- to always do what someone tells you to do


Dressed up to the nines- wearing fancy clothes


Dragging its feet- delaying in decision, not showing enthusiasm


Davey Jones' locker- Davey Jones' locker is the bottom of the sea or resting place of drowned Sailors


Davy Jones locker- Davey Jones' locker is the bottom of the sea or resting place of drowned Sailors


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 a hypocrite.


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