that will/should do it

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Definition of that will/should do it

1 used in informal speech to tell someone that one does not want or need anything more "Would you like anything else?" "No, that'll do it." sometimes shortened to that will/should do That should do, thanks.
2 used to say that one has finished doing something or is about to finish doing something. I just have one more letter to sign and that should do it.

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“That will/should do it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/that%20will%2Fshould%20do%20it. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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