Origin of can-do
Related Words for can-doresilient, flexible, compliant, malleable, versatile, AC-DC, adjustable, changeable, conformable, convertible, ductile, plastic, pliable, pliant, supple, tractable, variable, alterable, moldable, easy-going
Examples from the Web for can-do
Contemporary Examples of can-do
We all know a few Elizabeth Banks—people who cruise through life at a steady clip of can-do energy.Where's Your Willpower?
November 24, 2010
Why is our can-do country, tied at inception to the pursuit of happiness, so reliably interested in visions of its own demise?A Great Dystopian Novel
March 30, 2010
I argued he should be moved over to a political adviser slot, where his considerable, can-do talents would better serve his boss.Rumbling Over Rahm
Leslie H. Gelb
February 22, 2010
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.My Man Crush on JFK, Jr.
July 16, 2009
Americans are can-do people who will quickly fix their problems if allowed to do so in a rational context.Stop the Bailout: Four Better Alternatives
March 11, 2009
Historical Examples of can-do
A tug, the Gando, immediately re-named the Can-do, brought out our lighters of coal.The Bonadventure
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).