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by George

An exclamation of surprise. By George, I think we've finally blown the case wide open!
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let George do it

A set expression used to defer responsibility for some task or action to some unspecified other person. A: "We need to run a new batch of reports to account for the changes we made." B: "But the first batch took me three hours to do! Let George do it."
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Let George do it.

Fig. Let someone else do it: it doesn't matter who. Billie always says, "Let George do it." She is unwilling to help with things that don't interest her.
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let George do it

let someone else do the work or take the responsibility.
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1. tv. & in. to copulate [with] a woman. (Usually objectionable.) He was in the back room georging some dame.
2. in. to defecate. (Usually objectionable.) Man, I gotta george!
References in classic literature ?
In the present instance the sight acted on George like a tonic.
For what seemed an eternity to George, she continued to look at him.
to which George shouts back, "Oh, no, I don't like tea; we'll have lemonade instead - tea's so indigestible.
Before our supper, Harris and George and I were quarrelsome and snappy and ill-tempered; after our supper, we sat and beamed on one another, and we beamed upon the dog, too.
George Willard trembled more vio- lently than ever.
In the shadows by Williams' barn George and Louise stood, not daring to talk.
George, laying a great and not altogether complimentary stress on his last adjective.
George, and--yes--it partly helps the circulation," he replies.
Wonderful weather has favored them so far; and George is in better health and spirits.
Never mind my lonely life here, if I can only see George happy and well again
No, hang it, William, I beg your pardon"--here George interposed in a fit of remorse; "you have been my friend in a hundred ways, Heaven knows.
It is impossible to be long angry with you, George," said the good- natured Captain; "and as for the money, old boy, you know if I wanted it you'd share your last shilling with me.
I am a little anxious, sir," replied George, leaving his glass empty, and looking straight into the fire.
George attended gravely, assenting or dissenting with slight but determined gestures that were as inexplicable as the motions of the tree-tops above their heads.
It was during the happy period of his employment in the factory that George had seen and married his wife.