take care of business

idiom

: to do what needs to be done
Sarah is good at taking care of business, so she's been put in charge of organizing the event.

Examples of take care of business in a Sentence

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“Take care of business.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20care%20of%20business. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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