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.
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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.
While significant challenges undoubtedly confront companies that currently do business in the accession countries, the benefits of EU membership and the opportunities it may bring could ultimately outweigh the initial difficulties that will inevitably arise in the newly enlarged single market.
They are learning that it is in their companies' best interests to practice business ethics not only at home, but wherever in the world they do business. They are learning that too much is at stake to not have in place ethical guidelines that must be followed even in the remotest of offices.
[sections] 560-7-7-.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.
"As companies become more global, they realize they must become more involved in the places around the world where they do business. And Latin America is no different from any other part of the world for them:' Gertsacov says.
And it puts at a disadvantage any automobile maker that would like to do business in any country in the region other than South Africa," says Parker.
(440 million inhabitants), this new market is inducing many Western companies to develop detailed strategies on how to do business there.
He is also the Finance Minister of the millions of people who do business in this country.
This doesnt mean that Polish authorities dont try to make it easier to do business in Poland.
"Mongolia implemented reforms that cut regulatory hurdles and make it easier for local firms to do business. The Republic of Korea, already among the top 20, continued to make it easier for enterprises to do business through regulatory reforms in four areas."
The corporation did not take orders or sell its goods at the trade shows and did not otherwise do business in the state.
* 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.
For companies planning to do business with private corporations, the procedure is more involved and expensive.
So it is important that reform efforts making it easier to do business continue in Lao PDR.