Origin of can-do
How to use can-do in a sentence
When they thought about Lewis, what struck the players most was that he never acted like a do-gooder.
First on the to-do list, the profiling exercises to help the Western masses understand the nature of the wretched beast.
If someone wants to dismiss this as do-goodism, fine, but it has real world effects.Confronting George Clooney’s Critics on South Sudan|John Avlon|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So it's really a take-what-you-can-get kind of situation with him.‘Scandal’ Review: Olivia Pope Has Lost Her Damn Mind|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think of it as the Jersey Shore exception, where you can act like a brutish goon and the first bust is essentially a do-over.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband|Michael Daly|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ne'er-do-well blew, like seed before the wind, to distant places, but mankind at large stayed at home.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
With time this land had mounted to great values and the holders had been made well-to-do thereby.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
His parents were of the well-to-do farming class, occupied from one year's end to the other with the work of the fields.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
From Bungay in Suffolk comes the news that a water-wagtail has built its nest in a milk-can.
“But it certainly was a great to-do,” murmured Jessie, as she tried to see what the boys were doing.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose