do what with (something)

idiom

1
: to put (something) somewhere
I don't know what I did with my keys.
What do you want me to do with this book?
2
: to use or use up (something) : to spend (money)
What did you do with the five dollars I gave you?

Examples of do what with (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The precise ownership model—who would have rights to do what with the whale, and who would receive what allocation of the proceeds—was still being worked out. Gregory Barber, Wired, 1 June 2021 This individualistic model of privacy is simply not up to the task of regulating the modern internet, where the implications of who gets to do what with our data are fundamentally collective. Gilad Edelman, Wired, 15 Feb. 2021

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“Do what with (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20what%20with%20%28something%29. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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