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List of Phrasal Verbs Beginning With "D"
- Damp off (to die
from too much water): All the new plants damped off.
- Dash down (write
something quickly or hastily): Dash down a memo and send it to everybody.
- Dash off (leave
somewhere quickly): It's late- I'm going to dash off home.
- Dash off (do
something quickly, especially writing): I'll
dash off the report in a couple of hours.
- Dawn on (finally realize
or understand something): It finally dawned on him that she'd been joking,
and he was worried for no reason.
- Die away (become
weak): When the noise died away,
there was silence.
- Die down (gradually
become less strong): The flame is dying
- Die off (to undergo a sudden, sharp decline in population): Rabbits were dying off in that county.
- Die out (disappear
completely, become extinct): Tribes and tribal customs died out centuries ago.
- Deal with (tackle
a problem, behave towards somebody): 1.It’s difficult to deal with a terrorist. 2. He deals
with his customers honestly.
- Dispense with (to
remove, to get rid): He dispensed with
- Dispose of (to get rid of someone or something): I have disposed
of my old furniture.
- Dispose of (to kill someone): The boss ordered Max to dispose of Lefty.
- Do away with (kill,
abolish): The robbers did away with
- Do away with (to suicide): I wouldn't think of doing away with myself.
- Do away with (to get rid of something): The time has come to do away with that old building.
- Do out (clean and
tidy thoroughly): Please do out this
room before your mother returns from the market.
- Do up (to make
tidy): Please do up this room before
the guests come.
- Do without (to
manage): I can do without sugar for
- Draw back (move back): Please draw back a
- Draw near (to
approach): The examinations are drawing near.
- Draw up (to
prepare): The government had drawn up
a plan for attracting foreign money.
- Dress down (to
scold; reprimand): I was dressed down by the teacher for lateness.
- Dress down (to
wear informal clothes, befitting an occasion or location): I am dressing down because we're going to a
barbecue by the beach.
- Dress up (to wear
formal or fancy clothes): They dressed up and went to the prom.
- Drop in (visit
someone unexpectedly): Martha dropped in yesterday after dinner.
- Drop in (to visit
briefly): About 500, guests dropped in order to celebrate my birthday party.
- Drop off (fall
asleep): As I was tired, I dropped off
by the fire side.
- Drop off (decrease): Sales dropped off in the fourth quarter.
- Drop out (withdraw;
to leave a school, group, to resign from or cease being a member of something, etc.):
1.Sam has dropped out of the
Journalism Diploma. 2. Michael isn't on the team any more. He dropped out.
- Drop out (to fall
out of something): One by one, the skydivers dropped out of the plane.
- Drop over (to
come for a casual visit, visit someone casually): 1.I
would really like to drop over soon.
2. Drop over any time you feel like