||the competitor that could surprise us and win
||The dark horse in the World Cup is Ireland. They could win it all.
||bad side of a person, the evil part of our nature
||Most people try to hide the dark side of their personality.
|darken a church door
||attend church, go to a church service
||He never darkens a church door except to attend funerals.
||35° is hot - too darn hot!
||oh no, not again, nuts, rats
||Darn it! I locked my keys in the car.
|darn my luck
||my luck is poor, I am unlucky today
||My bread is in the oven and the power goes off. Darn my luck!
||that is right, yes, you betcha
||"Do you believe in ghosts?" "Darn right I do! I just saw one!"
||that is true, I agree, darn right
||"They still talk about the winter of 1907, don't they, Helmer?" "Darn tootin'! It was a cold one!"
||blending into a group, not distinct or unique
||How to describe Anna? Dasein - she seems to disappear in a group.
|dash off a note/letter
||quickly write a note or letter and send it
||Josi dashed off a note to her cousin in Toronto - in English.