- to cause the defeat, ruin, or death of.
- Chiefly British. to cook and keep house for; manage or provide for.
- to kill, especially to murder.
- to injure gravely or exhaust; wear out; ruin: The tropical climate did them in.
- to cheat or swindle: He was done in by an unscrupulous broker.
- to wrap and tie up.
- to pin up or arrange (the hair).
- to renovate; launder; clean.
- to wear out; tire.
- to fasten: Do up your coat.
- to dress: The children were all done up in funny costumes.
- to forgo; dispense with.
- to dispense with the thing mentioned: The store doesn't have any, so you'll have to do without.
Idioms about do
- to put an end to; abolish.
- to kill.
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How to use do in a sentence
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And so the “Glo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria” in this number earns it a spot on my list.
I take calcium and vitamin D supplements, but prescription medications are generally only for women in menopause.
Then Pascal responds (in all caps) with, “BUT WE DIDNT WIN A D [sic] YOU KNOW HIM.”Exclusive: Sony Emails Blast David O. Russell For Allegedly ‘Feeling Up’ Transgender Niece|William Boot|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He came at David O. Selznick's urging, and together they made Rebecca, Spellbound, and The Paradine Case.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
D'o l'on peut aussy veoir, quelle esperance il y a de planter une belle chrestient par tels evangelistes.
That they may know thee, as we also have known thee, that there is no God beside thee, O Lord.
British Dictionary definitions for do (1 of 6)
- to arrest
- to convict of a crime