do stuff

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do (one's) stuff

To do something that one is known to be skilled at. Maria is usually nervous before getting on stage, but once she goes out there and does her stuff, she's great—everyone always loves her presentations. OK, I'll get out of the way so you can do your stuff in the kitchen.
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do stuff

To do non-specific tasks or activities. In this usage, a person is not stated between "do" and "stuff." Sorry I missed your call, I was doing stuff in the basement.
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Brendan from the band said: "We're doing some festivals over the summer and we have been jamming a lot and doing some stuff for what's going to be another album.
"I've still been doing some stuff via phone and email with [NZ bowling coach] Damien Wright, just on a couple of little technical things that crept into my game.
"I was doing some stuff during training when the gaffer pulled me aside and said that he'd watched me in the reserves and was thinking of starting me.
A friend told me she has been doing some stuff with a 26-year-old.
"We're talking about doing some stuff with them, but I don't know that anything will come of that.
Stuart who is about to return to the charts in his own right as half of dance act Narcotic Thrust said: 'I'm doing some stuff for the Sugababes at the moment.
He is doing some stuff on the Hi-Teknology project and I am trying to get something together for his project too, you know.
Cheryl's long-awaited album should be out later this year and she's been working with a whole range of writers and producers including Eminem songwriter Jon Bellion and singer Joel Compass, who said: "I'm doing some stuff for Cheryl's album "Basically, she played me a few things and it was kind of soulful."
"The style is a bit different, we're doing some stuff for films so you'll have to wait and see."