Origin of can-do
Examples from the Web for can-do
We all know a few Elizabeth Banks—people who cruise through life at a steady clip of can-do energy.
Why is our can-do country, tied at inception to the pursuit of happiness, so reliably interested in visions of its own demise?
I argued he should be moved over to a political adviser slot, where his considerable, can-do talents would better serve his boss.
On the other end of the phone was my Grandma Rose, a can-do matriarch calling from her home on Avenue U, six blocks away.
Americans are can-do people who will quickly fix their problems if allowed to do so in a rational context.
A tug, the Gando, immediately re-named the Can-do, brought out our lighters of coal.The Bonadventure|Edmund Blunden
British Dictionary definitions for can-do
Word Origin and History for can-do
by 1952, from expression can do "it is possible," literally "(I or we) can do (it)," 1903, perhaps based on earlier no can do (see no).