Идиомы на букву D
прямо перед чем-либо, впередиThere was a large stone dead ahead on the path so I had to stop abruptly.
dead as a doornail
бездыханный, без признаков жизниShe was as dead as a doornail, poor girl, and as cold as a church.
прямо посрединеThe man was a good shot and he easily hit the target dead center.
конченный (человек ) или вышедшая из употребления вещьMy television set is very old; it is in a hopeless situation, in fact it's a dead duck.
тупик, безвыходное положениеThe negotiations between the ruling party and the opposition came to a dead end.
dead from the neck up
глуп, как пробкаMiss Rivers is a blonde and is supposed to be dead from the neck up.
корреспонденция без адресаThere is no address on the letter that's why I can't return it; it's a dead letter.
чистый убыток, полная потеряThe money that Jeffrey had invested into a Canadian company was a dead loss.
dead on one's feet
быть очень усталым (целый день на ногах)Nora was dead on her feet after cleaning the house all day.
dead set against (something)
быть решительно настроенным против чего-либоMary-Ann was dead set against Julia's rooming with her.
смертельно устать, валиться с ногAfter a day on the beach I was dead tired as if I had been working in the mine all day.
dead to the world
крепко спатьWhen I came home at about eleven p.m., my husband was aleady in bed, dead to the world.
быть совершенно не правымI confess I was dead wrong in my opinion about your novel; it's quite fascinating.
внезапно скончатьсяOne of the sportsmen dropped dead during the marathon.