Can do


1. adjective Having the ability to take action and persevere through challenges. In this usage, the phrase is usually hyphenated. Often used in the phrase "can-do spirit." With her can-do spirit, Jeannie will have much success in life.
2. expression An affirmative response. A: "Will you take this report to accounting for me?" B: "Can do!"

Can do.

I can definitely do it. (The opposite of No can do.) Jane: Will you be able to get this finished by quitting time today? Alice: Can do. Leave it to me. Bob: Can you get this pack of papers over to the lawyer's office by noon? Bill: Can do. I'm leaving now. Bye.
See also: can
References in classic literature ?
She says we can do nothing to oppose our enemies," announced the Tin Woodman.
This makes it a cause for congratulation that by modern methods a very few men can do the painfully necessary work of head-cracking for the whole of the cultured world.
So now when I enter the bedroom with the tray, on my arm is that badge of pride, the towel; and I approach with prim steps to inform Madam that breakfast is ready, and she puts on the society manner and addresses me as 'Sir,' and asks with cruel sarcasm for what purpose (except to boast) I carry the towel, and I say 'Is there anything more I can do for Madam?
The best thing you can do is to get them in check right now.
In fact, it is the only thing one can do, for John Barleycorn's inhibition rises like a wall between one's immediate desires and long-learned morality.
Yet do this even till you can do better, and you may perhaps find some "Symmes' Hole" by which to get at the inside at last.
If they can do that they will simply go round the world.
on your noble chist; but bein' only an Irishman with a Swede name, for which God forgive me, the bist I can do is shake your hand.
Fleetwood has got directions to let him pass--Fleetwood is waiting to see what he can do.
If you're new to canning and are hoping to learn how, let me encourage you by saying that you can do it.
We are at home and have to all believe we can do something positive.
With the holidays approaching, the Maiers are hoping they can do something special for these families.
Let's see what you can do to spark up the tofu in your life.
You can do something about it or do nothing,' Crandall says.
In fact, once they've seen what computers can do for them, even some of the most "computer-phobic" staffers have ended up wanting to do more and more with them.