do something to

Definition of do something to

1 :to change (something) in some way
  • Have you done something to this room? It looks different.
2 :to hurt or damage in some way
  • My knee is sore. I must have done something to it when I fell.
  • I think I did something to my car when I went over that bump.

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

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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