||did well, did a good job, done good
||I watched you ride that horse - you did real good!
|did yourself proud
||did a good job, did well, did good, done good
||That was a great dinner, Nora. You did yourself proud.
||nothing, not a penny, dick
||For all that work, he gave me diddly-squat - not even thanks.
|didn't have a stitch of clothes on
||naked, nude, birthday suit, in the buff
||When the kids go swimming they don't have a stitch of clothes on.
||gradually stop, diminish, drop off
||When the laughter died down, I found my false teeth, put them in my mouth, and said, "Excuse me."
||want very much; in the worst way
||I'm dying for a cup of coffee! I'll have an Espresso, please.
||change slowly, continue to be strong, you can't teach...
||Some men still want to be the head of the family. Old beliefs die hard.
||become extinct, all of them die
||That type of horse died off before humans appeared.
|different strokes for different folks
||people have different preferences, to each his own
||When Michael heard the story of a man who had a clone of his wife in
several cities, he smiled and said, "Different strokes for different folks!"
|dig a little deeper
||try harder, give a little more
||The coach asked the team to dig a little deeper, to give their best.