drown * in
They drown the food in sauce.
drown * out +
The music drowned out the sound of the phone ringing.
drum * into
They drum all the traps into you before the test, so you can’t go wrong.
drum * out
They drummed the minister out when she was caught lying.
The minister was drummed out of her post for lying. (與 of 連用的被動態比較常用)
drum up +
They are trying to drum up support for the referendum.
duck out of +
He ducked out of helping us last night.
duff * up +
He was duffed up in a night club last night.
dumb * down +
Television has been dumbing down the news for years.
dwell on/upon +
The programme dwelled on little other than the scandal.
She dwelt upon the economic situation in her speech.