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could do with or can do with to find useful; benefit fromshe could do with a night's sleep
have to do with to be involved in or connected withhis illness has a lot to do with his failing the exam
to do with concerning; related to
what…do with
  1. to put or placewhat did you do with my coat?
  2. to handle or treatwhat are we going to do with these hooligans?
  3. to fill one's time usefullyshe didn't know what to do with herself when term ended
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do with

Put up or manage with, as in I can do with very little sleep. [Early 1800s] Also see can do with; have to do with.

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