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Advise Someone Against Doing Something »
(tell that person one believes they should not do it...)

Cannot Help Doing Something »
(it must be done; it had to happen...)

Capable Of Doing Something »
(able to do it; strong enough; willing to do a hurtful act...)

Doing All Right For Yourself »
(making money and succeeding at your work and in your life...)

Doing As You're Told »
(doing the thing that you were told to do by an authority...)

Doing The Honors »
(be the one to do the ceremonial thing...)

Doing The Job »
(succeed at doing what you want to do...)

Doing The Right Thing »
(do the thing that you should do...)

Doing The Sights »
(visit the tourist places...)

Doing The Trick »
(fix the problem...)

Doing Wonders »
(more successful than we ever hoped...)

Doing Your Bit »
(do your part of the work...)

Doing Your Homework »
(getting ready; preparing yourself...)

Doing Your Level Best »
(try hard and do the best you can...)

Doing Your Stuff »
(doing that special thing which you are good at doing...)

Feeling Like Doing It »
(wanting to do it; interested in doing it; eager to do it...)

Flirt With The Idea Of Doing Something »
(consider the possibility of doing it...)

Get A Reputation For Doing Something »
(people say that one often does that; one is known for doing that...)

Get Around To Doing Something »
(you finally take the time to do that thing...)

Talk Someone Into Doing Something »
(convince that person to do it...)

Think Twice Before Doing Something »
(don't decide too quickly; it might not be good to do that...)

Wouldn't Dream Of Doing Something »
(I would never do that...)

You Are Bent On Doing It »
(you really want to do it...)

You Are Keen On Doing It »
(you like doing it; you want to do it more...)

A Change Of Pace »
(doing it differently from the way it was done before...)

Acquire A Taste For Something »
(begin to enjoy the taste of a food; begin to like doing something...)

Actions Speak Louder Than Words »
(to do the thing is more difficult and important than to just talk about it; doing things is much more difficult and important than just talking about things...)

All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy »
(a children's rhyme that says one is bored - and boring - if one only works; a person who only works becomes boring because doing fun things makes life interesting...)

At One's Best »
(doing as well as one is able to do...)

Beating Him At His Own Game »
(doing the thing that the other person does well, but doing it better and winning...)

Behind The Eight Ball »
(slow; not doing well; falling behind...)

Better Late Than Never »
(doing it late is better than not doing it...)

Breaking New Ground »
(doing what has not been done before...)

Carrying It A Bit Too Far »
(still doing that thing after you should stop...)

Caught In The Act »
(caught while doing the wrong thing...)

Caught Red Handed »
(discovered while doing something wrong or bad...)

Cause Some Eyebrows To Raise »
(make people wonder what you are doing or ask why...)

Climbing On The Bandwagon »
(joining in what the others are doing...)

Cutting Corners »
(spending less money and doing cheaper quality work...)

Digging Your Own Grave »
(the thing you are doing will surely cause your failure; you are doing things which will cause you to fail...)

Do Someone's Heart Good »
(doing that will make the person feel better...)

Drawing Attention »
(doing things that cause others to notice...)

Easier Said Than Done »
(talking about it is easier than doing it; to do the thing takes a lot of work; it is easier to talk about it than to actually do it...)

Finding Your Feet »
(feeling more comfortable in what you are doing...)

Flexing Your Muscles »
(doing things to show others that you are strong....)

Follow Through On Something »
(complete what you began doing...)

Following In His Footsteps »
(doing the same thing that the other did...)

For Days On End »
(doing it for a number of days without stopping...)

Get Ahead Of Oneself »
(thinking about future things instead of what you are doing now...)

Get Carried Away »
(have such strong feelings while doing something that one does too much...)

Get Credit For Something »
(be noticed for doing good work...)

Get Down To Business »
(talk about a formal or official matter; doing the most important thing...)

Get In On Something »
(join in on what the others are doing...)

Get Into The Act »
(join in on what the others are doing...)

Get Something Under One's Belt »
(get the experience of doing that thing...)

Get The Feel Of Something »
(feel comfortable doing something...)

Get Through Something »
(just finished doing it...)

Get Through With Something »
(finished doing it...)

Getting Wise To You »
(become aware that someone has been doing something they were not supposed to do...)

Have A Change Of Heart »
(one's feelings about doing something have changed...)

I'm Game »
(interested; willing to try; excited about doing it...)

In A Rut »
(stuck doing the same thing...)

In Defiance Of Someone Or Something »
(doing it against that one; doing it even though that one said "don't do it"....)

In Style »
(popular; looking good; what people want to be doing...)

In The Act »
(doing that thing at that time...)

Jump On The Bandwagon »
(join everyone else in what they are doing...)

Jumping On The Bandwagon »
(start doing or saying the same as the others...)

Laying An Egg »
(doing or saying something stupid...)

Looking For Trouble »
(doing something that will cause problems...)

Making A Mistake »
(doing some thing in the wrong way; making an error...)

Off To A Running Start »
(one has a good strong start; one has started and is moving quickly and doing well...)

Old Habits Die Hard »
(it is hard to forget old ways of doing things...)

Old Hat »
(experienced; one who is very comfortable and familiar doing that...)

Out Of It »
(unaware; not aware; not knowing what one is doing...)

Out Of Line »
(not standing in line; not correct; not doing the right thing...)

Out Of Order »
(not doing things in the right way...)

Out Of Place »
(saying or doing what is not okay for that place...)

Par For The Course »
(that naturally happens while doing that; it is natural...)

Shape Up »
(start doing what one should be doing...)

Shape Up Or Ship Out »
(either do what you should be doing, or leave...)

Skate On Thin Ice »
(taking a risk; doing something dangerous; it could have a very bad result...)

Skating On Thin Ice »
(doing something which is risky and could fail badly...)

Take A Stab At Something »
(attempt to do someone that one doesn't have a lot of experience doing...)

Take A Toll »
(doing it has a cost; one becomes tired or weary or loses something as a result...)

Talk Is Cheap »
(it is easy to talk about doing things but it takes hard work to really do things...)

The Pot Calling The Kettle Black »
(accusing others of doing the same thing you do...)

Up To No Good »
(doing bad things...)

What Are You Up To? »
(what you have been doing; what are you doing lately...)

What Have You Been Up To? »
(Casual greeting to ask a person what they have been doing lately...)

What's Up? »
(Casual greeting like 'hello', asking the other person about what they have been doing lately...)

With Relish »
(I do it and enjoy doing it...)

Without Any Strings Attached »
(one is not expecting any "payment" for doing it...)

Worth Someone's While »
(One will gain a lot from the effort of doing that...)

You Are Caving In »
(doing what others want even though you don't want to...)

You're In The Mood To Do It »
(feel like doing that; want to do it...)



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