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 There are times when an upright vacuum cleaner is necessary for tackling big messes, and there are moments when a compact vacuum cleaner can do the job. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 1 June 2024 Most dart manufacturers worked with Chinese machinists to do the job. David Hudnall, Kansas City Star, 29 May 2024 Sit down at the table with your opponents and figure out a professional way to do the job you were elected to do. Aegis Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 22 Mar. 2024 Every generation of parents has its own set of tips and advice for how to do the job right. San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2024 There are other technologies that do the job for one-tenth of the cost for fiber-class speeds. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 14 May 2024 Still, a good portion don’t believe either party can do the job, per Pew. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 9 Apr. 2024 These are very basic and do the job for smaller chests. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 20 Mar. 2024 But Powers said adding all that infrastructure is not needed, saying meters on the lines can do the job. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2024

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“Do the job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20the%20job. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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