be to do with

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be to do with

chiefly British
1 : to relate to (something) : to be about (something)
  • The problem is to do with fishing rights.
2 : to relate to or involve (someone)
  • That's your problem: It's nothing to do with me!

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège


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