taking care of business


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(just) taking care of business

Fig. doing what I am supposed to do; an answer to the question "What are you doing lately?" (Also abbreviated T.C.B.) Bill: Hey, man. What you been doing? Tom: Just taking care of business. Andy: Look, officer, I'm just standing here, taking care of business, and this Tom guy comes up and tries to hit me for a loan. Tom: That's not true!
See also: business, care, of, taking

taking care of business

tv. doing what one is meant to do; coping with life as it is. (see also TCB.) Walter is taking care of business. Back in a minute.
See also: business, care, of, taking
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Nearly 250 small business owners and managers today (Tuesday) attended a one-stop-shop event for SMEs, Taking Care of Business , in the Silver Springs Hotel, Cork.
Shell added: "Today, many more clients are happy to have a pest controller visible on their premises because it tells the world that they are taking care of business and managing things properly.
Stour, meanwhile, will be taking care of business at Hull who have won just twice this term and are surely cannon fodder for the visitors' big guns.
Johnny is away in the loony bin, for now poor Fiz is out of her mind with worry, but she is taking care of business though trying to get her hands on Joyce's money.
Golf takes time, which makes it an excellent opportunity for taking care of business.
It was a big victory to some in the Lakers' locker room, nothing more than taking care of business to others, and maybe the one thing that coach Rudy Tomjanovich could digest all day.
Office Depot is all about taking care of business for our customers, and tax time is no exception," said George Hill, Senior Vice President of Store Operations for Office Depot.
today (Wednesday) encouraged existing and potential entrepreneurs to register for the Taking Care of Business 2014 event in Galway, which takes place next Tuesday, 25th March in the Raddisson Blu Hotel, Lough Atalia Road.
SIMON Aindow, 39, marked 10 years of taking care of business thanks to a champagne presentation by his bosses at Wayfarers arcade, Southport.
I was getting some calls from some of the coaches over at UCLA that Ben wasn't taking care of business in the class room and doing the things he needed to be successful,'' Aaron said.
Health units across northeastern Ontario offer workplace health education through a number of initiatives, some of which include: Workplace Health, a program which assists employees and employers develop customized workplace wellness programs; Taking Care of Business, one-day workshops, presentations or consultation on numerous health topics; and Shiftwork Like Clockwork, workshops and facilitator training addressing shiftwork issues.
Nobody wants to win a fight like this but it was an accident and I was taking care of business anyway," said Reid.
Office Depot is all about Taking Care of Business for our customers, and we are constantly looking for new, innovative ways that enable our customers to shop smarter and more efficiently," said Emily Pelosi, Director of Online Marketing for Office Depot.
Taking Care of Business, by Tipitina, was recorded in Birmingham's business quarter last Ju ne.