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do

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2 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned

  • issued a long list of dos and don'ts before we even started the project
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3 a style or arrangement of hair

  • you can tell that the picture was taken in the 1980s from my permed do
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5 chiefly dialect a state of noisy, confused activity

  • in that small town a great deal of do could come from very little indeed
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do

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1 to be fitting or proper

  • that outfit just wonʼt do for the opera
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befit, beseem [archaic], fit [archaic], go, serve, suit

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fill the bill (or fit the bill)

2 to be enough

  • even half of that amount of sugar will do
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3 to carry through (as a process) to completion

  • do as much as you can and leave the rest
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go through

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5 to meet one's day-to-day needs

  • Iʼm doing just fine
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fend for oneself, make do, make ends meet, make shift

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7 to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of

  • the laughing partygoers begged their host to do Marlon Brando again
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8 to move forward along a course

  • how are you doing with the house restoration?
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gain ground

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9 to present a portrayal or performance of

  • she's done Eliza Doolittle on the stage so many times that she can probably play the flower girl in her sleep
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10 to rob by the use of trickery or threats

  • did them out of their savings with surprising ease
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners

12 to take place

  • nothing's ever doing in this boring little town
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come to pass


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