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do the deed

1. To perform or undertake any given action, usually implied to be unpleasant, unsavory, or illegal. I couldn't stand the idea of watching them put down my pet dog, so John went alone to do the deed. The mob boss waited to hear whether the assassin he'd hired had done the deed.
2. slang To have sex. Teenagers are under a huge amount of pressure from their peers to do the deed before they feel ready or really want to.
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Speaking to The Sun, Anna Vakili confirmed that this year's casting team were "looking for PG" and shunned applicants who were up for doing the deed on national TV.
The initiative always lies in the hand of the one doing the deed not the one opposing it, but I guarantee you that we will stop this menace," added the governor.
"I want to know what it feels like before I die," Arya told Gendry before doing the deed.
The nun, who was doing the deed to help in the clean-up following hurricane Irma, was spotted by a Miami-Dade Police Department off duty officer.
This act galvanised her into starting her campaign and her Point 7 programme takes its name from the seven seconds which the police estimate is the timescale between identifying a victim and doing the deed. With police and local authority consent, she has now created a chilling slide programme showing in detail stab wounds inflicted on innocent victims, and at times stab wounds inflicted to show braveness or gangland pressure.
6 I Slept With A Celebrity A new TV show currently being shopped around US networks where two civilian guests will dish the dirt about doing the deed with A B C D-listers.
But it isn't long before both sets of parents are trying to prevent the pair doing the deed. When Ali and Dan almost catch them at it (right), Sean is sent to stay with his uncle.
Likeable Steve Carell's shyness has stopped him doing the deed. His friends, like Paul Rudd, vow to help him out in a frequently laugh-out-loud film.
And the two hoods doing the deed aren't entirely sure about what's going on either.
The killer being announces its presence with a smell before doing the deed. So, who'd want to make a film that could so readily be labelled a 'stinker'?
Every time they got close to doing the deed they told each other to "think of Gail".
His lawyers admitted that the first video is genuine and are using their legal powers to prevent footage of the rapper doing the deed with a Kim Kardashian lookalike appearing on the internet.
I predict that if you have loads of dates where you get close to sex but don't do it, you'll both be so up for it when it comes to doing the deed, nerves will go out the window.
It is a unique way of doing the deed and only made possible by modern technology.
After doing the deed he promptly scribbled "I was back" on the school's pristine music centre wall.