do a job on someone

do a job on (someone or something)

1. To have a harmful impact on someone or something. Considering her pessimism toward marriage, her last break-up must have really done a job on her. Ugh, your puppy did a job on my new shoes—they're completely chewed up!
2. Of a domesticated animal (typically a pet), to defecate on something. My cat used to always use her litter box, but she regularly does a job on the floor, unfortunately.
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do a job on someone

mainly AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If one person does a job on another, the first person badly hurts or harms the second or defeats them completely. Look at your face! They sure did a job on you! Yankees pitchers did a job on Boston's two most valuable players.
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do a job on someone

do something which harms or defeats an opponent. informal
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do a job on someone

verb
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