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DIY

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Initialism of do it yourself.

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DIY

  1. do it yourself
    • 1990, David Cohen, Being a Man[1]:
      According to market research, many men list DIY as one of their main hobbies.

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DIY (third-person singular simple present DIYs, present participle DIYing or DIY-ing, simple past and past participle DIYed)

  1. To perform oneself a task usually relegated to an expert.
    • 2007 [publication date], Maggie Bullock, "Home Improvement", Elle, January 2008 ed., page 108,
      Huber was a physicist. Even top Estée Lauder chemists who took over for Huber in 1995 found that... any attempt to cheat on his original formula produced disappointing results, which demands the question: If they couldn't DIY, can you?

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