do as one is told

Definition of do as one is told

  1. :  to do what someone tells one to do Shut up and do as you're told!

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

told
  1. : past tense and past participle oftell


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WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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