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do the job
To serve a particular purpose satisfactorily. A broom would really do the job here, but we'll have to make do without it. Go get me a stapler—tape won't do the job with a tear this big.
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do the ˈjob/ˈtrick(informal) do what is needed or wanted: These pills should do the job. You’ll feel better in no time. ♢ I tried many different ways to stop smoking. Acupuncture finally did the trick.
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