|do a 180
||turn around and go in the opposite direction, U-turn
||When the boy on the motorcycle saw the police car, he did a 180 and sped off.
|do a dime
||be in prison for ten years, do time
||If you shoot somebody you'll do a dime, maybe more.
|do a favor
||help someone who asks, do a task for someone
||Ben offered to do me a favor if I ever need help.
|do a gig
||play music for a dance or concert
||Our band is doing a gig at Bijo's tonight. We play from 10 till 2.
|do a number on
||deceive, fool, taken, taken in
||They did a number on us when we bought this car. It's not reliable.
|do away with
||throw out, dispose of
||We want to do away with nuclear weapons - to dispose of them.
||an object with a name you cannot remember, do-funny
||A little do-dad on the back of the carburetor was sticking. That was the problem.
||use drugs, take drugs
||They don't hire people who do drugs. No way.
||a thing with a funny name, thing-a-ma-bob
||You put the do-funny on the lever, and you're finished!
|do it the hard way
||use a poor method, go against the grain
||Don't start a fire with stones. That's doing it the hard way.