do business with

idiom

: to sell to or buy from
We do business with companies overseas.

Examples of do business with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The artists made demands, including wanting control of their works’ presentation, institutional divestment by the museum from companies that do business with Israel and boycotting Israel itself. Marc Tracy, New York Times, 6 June 2024 Wisconsin college students have joined nationwide pro-Palestinian rallies and are setting up encampments on campus, marching and demanding their universities divest from companies that do business with Israel. Steven Martinez, Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2024 Protesters are asking universities to take a number of actions, such as calling for a cease-fire in the war, or divesting from defense companies that do business with Israel. Jocelyn Gecker and Steve Leblanc, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Apr. 2024 A day after Kil was suspended, the CSU Student Divestment Coalition, the group demanding that the system’s schools divest from firms that do business with Israel, launched a social media campaign and called on the San José State’s president to drop disciplinary charges against Kil. Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2024 Most recently, pro-Palestine protests and encampments broke out at several university campuses, including UCLA, Columbia, Harvard, USC and more, as students urged their administrations to divest from companies that do business with Israel. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 May 2024 Students are calling for their schools to divest from companies that do business with Israel, among other demands. Sequoia Carrillo, NPR, 7 May 2024 Desperate to stem protests that have convulsed campuses across the country, a small number of universities have agreed to reconsider their investments in companies that do business with Israel. Maureen Farrell, New York Times, 3 May 2024 Yet common and central to each of these groups’ demands is divestment – that is, demanding their university withdraw its investments in companies that either do business with Israel or materially provide support for the occupation. Seyward Darby, Longreads, 2 May 2024

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“Do business with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20business%20with. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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