dawn on:  The truth finally dawned on him that she really meant what she said. (To begin to become known or obvious)
deal in:  My uncle’s shop deals in genuine antiques. (To trade in something)
deal with:  They seem unable to deal with the long-standing problem. (To take action to solve a problem)

decide on:  Have you decided on the dress you will be wearing for the occasion? (To make up one’s mind about something)

delight in:  Jack delights in telling stories about his days in the army. (To get great pleasure out of something)

depend on/upon:  Their future depends on their hard work, and not on their teachers. (To need something in order to continue doing what one wants to do)

die away:  I could only sleep after the noise caused by thunderstorm died away. (To become lesser until it disappears)

die down:  The storm has died down and the sea become calmer. (To subside)
die off: A few plant species are dying off in that areadue to the change in climate. (To decline in population) 
die out:  The old French custom of serving the vegetables separate from the meat has died out. (To become extinct)

do away with:  My wife wants me to do away with my vast collection of old magazines. (To get rid of)

do away with:  The gang threatened to do away with his entire family if he stood for the election. (To kill)
do for:  Employing a temporary worker will do for the time being. (To provide for)
do in:  Painting the house really did me in. (To tire out completely)
do in:  It is believed a hired killer did his boss in. (To kill)
do out: We need to do out the room before we can rent it out. (To clean or tidy out)
do out of:  She was done out of $100 by a door-to-door salesman this morning. (To cheat)
do over:  The report contains errors and the boss wants him to do it over. (To do again or differntly)
do up:  He bought an old car and did it up. (To make improvement through repairing or redecoration)
do up:  She looks more beautiful when she did her hair up. (To do something to make oneself more attractive)
do up:  He did the birthday present up in coloured shiny paper for her. (To wrap something)
do up:  Can you do up the zip at her back? (To fasten)
do with:  With this warm weather, I could do with a cold drink. (To require something)
do without:  Our boat was adrift and we had to do without solid food for two days. (To manage without something)
do without:  I wish she would keep quiet; I can do without all this grumbling. (To prefer not to have something)
draw away:  After the third lap, the leading runner drew away from the pack. (To move further ahead)
draw in:  The quarrel is between you two; don’t draw me in. (To get involved)
draw into:  Some of these kids get drawn into drug addiction by their peers. (To involve someone)
draw off: If you want some beer, you can draw off some from that barrel. (To take off a small amount from a larger supply) 
draw on:  Luckily I have a savings to draw on to buy her a present. (To make use of)
draw out:  We don’t know why she drew out a large amount of money from her account. (To take money out of an account)
draw up:  Thinking he’s going to die soon, he drew up a will. (To draft a legal document)
draw up:  The taxi drew up in front of me. (To come to a stop)
draw up:  The party leader drew up a list of candidates for the forthcoming election. (To prepare a list)

dream away:  At times, I couldn’t help but dream away the hours. (To pass time idly thinking of something)

dream of:  He told me he had always dreamed of striking the first prize of the lottery. (To pass time idly thinking of something)
dream on:  When I asked if she’s going to help me with the cooking, she told me to dream on. (To tell someone what they wish for is improbable or unrealistic)
dream up:  The professor dreamt up the possibility of a robot thinking like human being. (To invent mentally)

drive at:  He didn’t say exactly what he meant, but I knew what he was driving at. (To know what someone means)

drive away:  His bossiness has driven his friends away. (To behave in a way that forces people to stay away)
drive off:  He was probably angry when without a word, he just got into his car and drove off. (To leave in a car)
drive out: The new supermarket has driven out small retail shops from the area. (To force someone or something to leave)
drive up:  The rise in oil price drives up other prices. (To force other things to go up)

drop behind: She dropped behind in her schoolwork during her illness. (To fall behind) 

drop by: They dropped by their grandparents every weekend. (To visit someone for a short time)
drop in:  He always drops in for a chat without prior notice. (To stop in for a short visit)
drop off: Sales usually drop off at this time of the year. (To decrease)
drop off: After listening to the speech for five minutes, I was dropping off. (To begin to fall asleep)
drop off: He dropped us off at the post office. (To drive someone to a particular place)
drop out:  He shouldn’t have dropped out of school, but he did. (To withdraw before completing it)
drop out:  After three laps, he had to drop out because of injury. (To leave before finishing something)

dry off: We lay on the beach to dry off after a swim. (To make or become dry)

dry out:  Our washing dried out very quickly in this hot weather. (To make something completely dry)
dry up:  The prolonged drought had caused all the rivers to dry up. (To have no more water)