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do the business

1. To accomplish what needs to be done in a particular situation. You can always count on Rebecca to do the business if a situation has gone awry.
2. slang To have sex. I did go back to his place, but we didn't do the business, if that's what you're implying!
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do the business

1 do what is required or expected; achieve the desired result. British informal 2 have sexual intercourse. vulgar slang
See also: business
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Yes, the lad's scored a few good goals, and shown his ability in flashes, but it's fair to say he hasn't really clicked as an Everton player yet.The catch 22 is that he needs to realise that the only way he can get in the team is by doing the business when chances come.
MY WEEK Punting high Backing two winners within the space of 15 minutes earlier in the week to come off the cold list and Forgotten Voice doing the business in the Hunt Cup gave a lot of satisfaction Punting low Espiritu running a blinder in the Britannia Handicap and getting nothing for it, and Native Ruler finishing down the pan behind stablemate Father Time after some solid work at home.
WHILE Wales were doing the business at Twickenham, Cardiff Dragons' ENL team were also dishing out punishment to English opposition romping to a 9-2 win over Solihull Barons at home.
Gordon Chisholm is a great lad and I know he works really hard.But this is his team and they need to start doing the business because if Killie win at Tannadice the pressure's really on.
"Doing the bookkeeping, paying the bills, and just doing the business plan was harder for us than designing clothing," says Ronald.