A List Of Phrases Starting With “D”

There is a list below with the meanings of common phrases and sayings starting with the letter D. To find more details on one of them, give it a click or tap.


D‘ – Phrases

Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
Do not rely on something you are not sure of.


Don’t Look a Gift Horse In The Mouth
When you receive a gift from someone, do not be ungrateful.


Down And Out
1. A boxer who has been knocked out.  2. Incapable of performing normal functions due to some reason.


Down For The Count
Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so.


Down To Earth
Practical or humble; unpretentious.


Down To The Wire
A tense situation in a competition where things are evenly matched and the outcome is going to be decided only in the last few seconds.


Drawing a Blank
Failing to recall a memory. Unable to remember something.


Drive Me Nuts
To greatly frustrate someone. ‘Nuts’ is sometimes substituted with crazy, insane, bonkers, or bananas.


Dropping Like Flies
For people to fall down ill or die in large numbers.