||damned, darn, dingbusted
||The dad-blamed fishing line is tangled! It's in knots!
||abused, in poor condition
||One man described prostitutes as damaged goods.
|damn it [B]
||it is very annoying or frustrating, darn it
||Damn it! That cigarette smoke is making me ill.
|damn the luck [B]
||that is bad luck, that was unlucky, darn my luck
||When Marilyn's computer crashed, she said, "Damn the luck!"
|damn you [B]
||you are bad, you deserve the worst, go to hell
||Damn you, dog! Get out of my house with your dirty bum!
|damned if you do and damned if you don't
||you are blamed if you do it and blamed if you do not, between the devil...,
can't have it both ways
||If you offer to help, he refuses; if you don't offer, he complains.
You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
|dampen your spirits
||reduce your enthusiasm, cause you to lose interest
||Losing one game didn't dampen her spirits. She's full of hope.
|dance with the one who brought you
||be loyal to the person who helped you, don't turn your back on
||Don't try to get votes from big business. Stick with the workers -
dance with the ones who brought you.
||well-groomed man, classy man
||He looks so great in his new suit - a real dapper Dan!
||(See a daredevil)