Origin of do-it-yourself
OTHER WORDS FROM do-it-yourselfdo-it-your·self·er, noun
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How to use do-it-yourself in a sentence
Between 25 and 30, you’re trying to decide how much longer before you start growing a beard and calling yourself ‘Daddy.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With Vice, that was an example of you keeping yourself interested too, right?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Being there teaches you to think quickly, edit yourself, and not get too precious about your own work.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To judge her acting abilities for yourself, check out her videos on YouTube for “Sex Shooter.”Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Marrying yourself merely underscores selfishness and self-interest, rather than enabling you to live singly in the best way.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
Your sacrifice shall be the agony of agonies, the death of deaths, and yet you'll find yourself unable to resist.
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
Tell Lady Maude the candid truth, and take shame and blame to yourself, as you deserve.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Still, monsieur, I am willing to proceed upon the lines which would appear to be more agreeable to yourself.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for do-it-yourself
- the hobby or process of constructing and repairing things oneself
- (as modifier)a do-it-yourself kit