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do (one's) business

To urinate or defecate, especially a house pet. I hate standing out here in the cold, waiting for the dog to do his business.
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do (one's) business

Slang To defecate. Used especially of a pet.
See also: business
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The region's other leaders in reforming regulations are Saudi Arabia and Tunisia; each made it easier to do business in four areas.
We can no longer do business as we have in the past," said Vice Adm.
03 to provide that (1) a corporation will be deemed to own property or do business in the state if it is a general or limited partner in a partnership that owns property or does business there and (2) a corporate limited partner in a business partnership must include its pro-rata share of partnership property, payroll and gross receipts in its own three-factor apportionment formula.
Besides, it's good for a company s image and their bottom line because suppliers will want to do business with them, talented people will want to work with them and customers will want to buy their products.
If not withdrawn, the regulations will dampen the business climate in Maryland and impair the State's ability to attract competitive bids from vendors seeking to do business with the State.
440 million inhabitants), this new market is inducing many Western companies to develop detailed strategies on how to do business there.
So it is important that reform efforts making it easier to do business continue in Lao PDR.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- The annual Doing Business report from the International Finance Corporation and The World Bank has announced that Singapore holds the number one spot this year as the easiest place to do business.
The corporation did not take orders or sell its goods at the trade shows and did not otherwise do business in the state.
First, according to the regulation, a corporation that is merely qualified to do business in Massachusetts must file a return with the Commonwealth and pay the excise tax.
In imposing taxes on companies that do business in more than one state, states usually employ an apportionment formula that allows them to equitably allocate the income among the various states.
In addition, the corporation entered into contracts with other insurance companies (which were also licensed to do business in California) for reinsurance relating to policies issued to California residents.