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have to do with

Definition of have to do with

  1. 1 :  to relate to (something) :  to be about (something) <The problem has to do with fishing rights.> <“What does her husband do?” “I think it has something to do with computers.”>

  2. 2 :  to relate to or involve (someone) <That's your problem: it has nothing to do with me!> <You're wrong. It's got everything to do with you: you're legally responsible for what went wrong.>

  3. 3 :  to be involved in or in some way responsible for (something) <He claims he wasn't involved, but I know he had something to do with it.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy


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