Definition of 'DIY'
Example sentences containing 'DIY'
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But I realised that soon you'll have a new generation of old people who'll just talk about DIY and cruises or something. GOING OUT (2002)Just pretend you were doing DIY or something He felt his stomach fluttering, but forced himself to grow bold again. BEHINDLINGS (2002)They work in telesales, peddling advertising space in magazines specializing in second-hand cars, DIY, computing, kitchens and bathrooms. CHAMELEON (2002)
Most of the companies were in tele-sales, flogging advertising space for DIY magazines and the like. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2002)
Trends of 'DIY'
Used Occasionally. DIY is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'DIY'
British English: DIY /diː aɪ waɪ/ ABBREVIATION
DIY is the activity of making or repairing things in your home. DIY is an abbreviation for `do-it-yourself'.
He's useless at DIY. He won't even put up a shelf.
- American English: do-it-yourself
- Arabic: عَمَلِيَّةٌ تَفْعَلُها بِنَفْسَك
- Brazilian Portuguese: faça você mesmo
- Chinese: 自己动手做
- Croatian: uraditi sam
- Czech: kutilství
- Danish: gør-det-selv
- Dutch: doe-het-zelven
- European Spanish: bricolaje
- Finnish: tee-se-itse -työt
- French: bricolage
- German: Heimwerken
- Greek: «Κάν’το μόνος σου»
- Italian: fai da te
- Japanese: 日曜大工
- Korean: 손수 하는 일
- Norwegian: gjør-det-selv
- Polish: majsterkowanie
- European Portuguese: bricolage
- Romanian: "Descurcă-te singur"
- Russian: сделай сам
- Spanish: bricolaje
- Swedish: gör-det-själv
- Thai: ตัวย่อของทำด้วยตัวเอง
- Turkish: kendin-yap
- Ukrainian: зроби сам
- Vietnamese: việc tự làm
Definition of DIY from the Collins English Dictionary
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