do about

do something/anything about

To take some action to change or cope with something. Can you please do something about your attitude? Your grumpiness is becoming a problem. Ugh, it seems like we can't do anything about the noise—the construction will be going on for at least another month.
See also: anything, something

do (something) about

someone or something to manage or deal with someone or something. Can you please do something about Bob? He is too noisy. We were not able to do anything about the excessive rent increase.
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That calls for corporate resources to study it and figure out what you need to do about it.
Investors want to know what your company is going to do about a negative surprise, and its plan for get ting back on track.
Christina Maslach, a professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, has written about it in The Truth About Burnout: How Organizations Cause Personal Stress and What to Do About It.