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do their dirty work

het vuile werk opknappen

carry out the unpleasant jobs, that someone else doesn't want to do

do up

dichtmaken

come here, i'll do up your buttons

do up

opknappen

it took them six weeks to do up their kitchen

do without

buiten kunnen

I can really do without your smug face, sharon!

do's and don't's

wat kan wel en wat kan niet

the do's and don't's are what is acceptable or allowed or not within an area or issue

dodge the bullet

een probleem ontwijken

if someone has dodged a bullet, they have successfully avoided a very serious problem

dog days

hete zomerdagen

dog days are very hot summer days

dog eat dog

iets hard spelen uit puur eigenbelang

in a dog eat dog world, there is intense competition and rivalry, where everybody thinks only of himself

dog tired

doodmoe

if you are dog tired, you are exhausted

dog-eared

ezelsoren

if a book is dog-eared, it is in bad condition, with torn pages, etc

dog's dinner

grote puinhoop

something that is a dog's dinner is a real mess

dog's life

hondenleven

if some has a dog's life, they have a very unfortunate and wretched life