that will do


used to tell someone (such as a child) to stop doing or saying something that is bothering one or making one angry
That will do, young man: one more word out of you and you're grounded!

Examples of that will do in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Huston says that if your container will get western exposure or strong southern sun for most of the day, pick plants that will do best in sun. Suzanne S. Brown, The Denver Post, 14 May 2024 Francis has a history of making movies that still throw up new questions over time, and this feels like one of those movies that will do that. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 There are also varieties that will do well in the sun. Chris McKeown, The Enquirer, 4 May 2024 Aurora, Colorado Springs and Fremont County passed resolutions that will do nothing to prevent Abbott and others from sending busloads of migrants, refugees and immigrants to their communities. The Denver Post Editorial Board, The Denver Post, 3 Mar. 2024 The professionals and firms that will do the best business-wise will be the ones who closely monitor industry trends and take swift action. Jesse Sasomsup, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 When considering budget cuts, my first rule is: protect the most vulnerable from cuts that will do the most harm. Lindsey Holden, Sacramento Bee, 5 Feb. 2024 Relatedly, coders can help develop the algorithms that will do that sifting. Sarah Scoles, Scientific American, 1 Feb. 2024 And there’s other kickers that will do it, too, other punters. C.j. Doon, Baltimore Sun, 31 Jan. 2024

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“That will do.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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