do business


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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.
See also: business

do (one's) business

Slang To defecate. Used especially of a pet.
See also: business
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Two months after the Western Union had given its weighty endorsement to the telephone, these men organized a company to do business in New England only, and put fifty thousand dollars in its treasury.
Why, last fall, I let him go to Cincinnati alone, to do business for me, and bring home five hundred dollars.
The latest report, Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency, shows Mexico moving from 42nd to 38th place in terms of the easiest countries in which to do business, and up 11 places (from 103 to 92) in rankings of the country's tax regime.
So it is important that reform efforts making it easier to do business continue in Lao PDR.
A new World Bank Group report finds that 85 percent of economies in Europe and Central Asia implemented at least one regulatory reform aimed at making it easier for local entrepreneurs to do business in 2013/14, a larger percentage than in any other region.
Singapore continues to be the economy where it is easier to do business, but they continue to try and reform, and that is actually a trend we see across the globe, actually, the OECD members that are high income are on average the economies that do better but actually over sixty percent reformed, implemented at least one reform this year, and in particular one of the top ten improvers this year is Ireland, that improved in three areas, for instance, in registering property or in the functioning of courts to enforce a commercial dispute.
The cumulative ranking based on how easy it is to do business is done in relation to ten indicators and encompasses 189 economies.
In two-thirds of the region's economies, the report records 27 reforms between June 2007 and June 2008 that make it easier to do business.
Now in an updated, revised, and significantly expanded second edition, "Doing Business With Jordan: A Guide To Investment Opportunities & Business Practices" is an indispensable reference for any business or company seeking to do business in the Middle Eastern country of Jordan.
Lists of companies that do business with the Sudan is available from the Sudan Divestment Task Force at www.
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.