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does

verb
present tense third-person singular of do

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1 to be fitting or proper
  • that outfit just won't do for the opera

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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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5 to meet one's day-to-day needs
  • I'm doing just fine

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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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12 to take place
  • nothing's ever doing in this boring little town

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“Does.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/does. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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