||lace, tighten the laces
||Do up your skate laces, please. I will help you tie them.
||would like, want
||I could do with a cold drink. I'm hot and thirsty.
||manage without, not have, make do
||We did without meat all winter. We became vegetarians.
|do you follow
||do you understand? do you see how it operates?
||Turn the key left to lock, right to unlock. Do you follow?
|do you mind
||do you care? does it matter?
||Do you mind if I sit on your desk? Does it bother you?
|do your own thing
||do it your own way, do what you feel, let it all hang out
||I like managers who let me do my own thing - who respect my way of doing things.
|do your part
||do your share, do your job
||We did our part to help the food bank. We donated cereal.
|do your utmost
||do as much as you can, do whatever you can
||Pat did his utmost to save her, but she fell into the pool.
|do yourself proud
||do something that you are proud of
||You did yourself proud when you helped the refugees.
|doctor it/doctor it up
||improve it, edit it, spin doctor, touch up, tweak
||I wrote the letter but Ted doctored it up - to make it look professional.