do one's job

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Definition of do one's job

: to properly do the work one is supposed to do Just do your job and don't ask questions. We wouldn't be having these problems if everyone had just done their job/jobs.

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“Do one's job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20one%27s%20job. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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