do the job

idiom

informal
: to achieve a desired result
The new system isn't working yet, but a few more adjustments ought to do the job.

Examples of do the job in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Biden has sought to hold events and give interviews to demonstrate his ability to do the job, but the results are inherently unsatisfying because the standard is so vague. Philip Bump, Washington Post, 8 July 2024 Among Democrats, only about three-fifths thought Biden had the mental wherewithal to do the job. Geoffrey Skelley, ABC News, 2 July 2024 The court’s decision Monday granted Trump substantial — but not absolute — immunity from criminal charges, noting the threat of future prosecution could chill a president’s ability to do the job. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 2 July 2024 There's – there was – there was this 24-hour period where effectively everyone was honest that there was an incredible contrast between Donald Trump's energy and command to the facts, and Joe Biden's obvious inability to do the job as president. CBS News, 30 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for do the job 

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“Do the job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20the%20job. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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