Идиомы на букву D

  • dip into (something)
    брать (черпать) из запасов
    Stella often dips into her own savings to get enough money to buy this or that.
  • dip one's toe in the water
    начать делать что-либо и посмотреть, что из этого получится
    Jim decided to do some volunteer work at the animal shelter to dip his toe in the water of working in the veterinarian field.
  • dirt cheap
    очень дёшево
    The jeans Jim bought were dirt cheap and looked accordingly.
  • dirty look
    неприязненный взгляд
    I didn't understand the meaning of the dirty look he had given me.
  • dirty one's hands
    замарать своё имя постыдным поступком
    Mr. Copperfield dirtied his hands when he became involved in a car fraud.
  • dirty work
    неприятная, неинтересная работа
    "I refuse to convince him. I'd rather leave the dirty work to you."
  • dish out (criticism)
    резко критиковать кого-либо
    I think my Dad treats me roughly; he dishes out criticism on me whenever he can.
  • dish out (food)
    раскладывать еду, раздавать пищу
    This sort of porridge is dished out here every day.
  • dismiss/reject (something) out of hand
    отклонять; отметать что-либо, не задумываясь
    The supervisor dismissed the employees' requests for a salary rise out of hand.
  • disorderly conduct
    нарушение общественного порядка
    The young man was charged with disorderly conduct in a public place.
  • disturbing the peace
    нарушение спокойствия
    Two college students were arrested for disturbing the peace when they got into a fight on the campus.
  • dive right into something
    моментально включиться во что-либо
    It was decided to have a homecoming party and the students dived right into arranging it.
  • divide (something) fifty-fifty
    разделить что-либо пополам
    Nancy bought a nice cake and divided it fifty-fifty between the two of us.
  • divide and conquer
    расколоть (группу, фракцию) и взять верх
    The football coach was trying to divide and conquer our team, but nothing came out of it.
  • DIY
    Do-It-Yourself - магазин типа "Делай сам"
    We are planning to repair our country house this summer, so my father went to a DIY store to buy the necessary materials.
  • DJ
    Disc Jockey - диск жокей
    I have made up my mind to work as a DJ for a few months.
  • DNA
    Deoxyribonucleic Acid - дезоксирибонуклеиновая кислота, ДНК
    DNA varies from one individual to another.
  • do (someone's) bidding
    выполнить чьё-либо требование, распоряжение
    The manager wasn't able to get the members of the staff to do his bidding.
  • do (someone's) heart good
    идти на пользу или радовать чьё-либо сердце
    It does my Granny's heart good to see her grandchildren play happily.
  • do (someone) good
    пойти на пользу
    Fresh air and a lot of physical exercise will do everybody good.
  • do (someone) one better
    делать лучше, чем кто-либо, превосходить кого-либо
    At the exam Marion did Emily one better and got better scores than her friend.
  • do (someone) out of (something)
    обмануть кого-либо, выманить что-либо у кого-либо
    Linda was worried lest the company should do her out of her share of profits.
  • do (something) by hand
    делать что-либо вручную
    In the past almost all household jobs were done by hand.
  • do (something) in a heartbeat
    делать что-либо немедленно, тот час же
    Alan would quit his present job in a heartbeat if he could find a better one.
  • do a double take
    обернуться и посмотреть с удивлением
    My friend wore such an odd attire that it made me do a double take.
  • do a job on (someone or something)
    навредить кому-либо, испортить что-либо
    "If you are not careful, you can do a job on that valuable item of furniture."
  • do a land-office business
    делать много работы за короткое время
    "I see you are doing a land-office business, looking through all those files.
  • do a number on (someone or something)
    повредить что-либо, обидеть кого-либо
    "I am sorry; I didn't mean to do a number on you."
  • do a snow job on (someone)
    обмануть, запутать, "запудрить мозги"
    I saw that the salesperson was doing a snow job on me that's why I didn't buy a DVD player.
  • do an about-face
    внезапно изменить решение или точку зрения
    Kelly does an about-face on her decisions so often that it is impossible to trust her.
  • do away with (something)
    покончить с чем-либо, разделаться
    Most of the deadly diseases were done away with long ago.
  • do credit to (someone)
    прибавить чести кому-либо
    My aunt's hard work and patience did credit to her reputation as a good nurse.
  • do in (someone)
    переутомлять кого-либо
    When I finished cleaning the attic, I was all done in
  • do in (something)
    испортить, уничтожить, убить
    My little brother did in his new toys which he had gotten for his birthday.
  • do justice to (something)
    оценить что-либо по достоинству
    This portrait doesn't do you justice.