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do the job

To serve a particular purpose satisfactorily. A broom would really do the job here, but we'll have to make do without it. Go get me a stapler—tape won't do the job with a tear this big.
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do the ˈjob/ˈtrick

(informal) do what is needed or wanted: These pills should do the job. You’ll feel better in no time.I tried many different ways to stop smoking. Acupuncture finally did the trick.
See also: job, trick
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His commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Dewar, described him as an "outstanding" Royal Marine who died doing the job he loved.
That, however, as she tells Nat at the end, does not mean that she is going to give up trying to get his job, but the implication at the end of the story is that she and Nat just may end up doing the job together.
They just keep quietly doing the job (although they may have been packed and exploring other opportunities since the first sign of trouble).
Listening to the ideas of the those in the trenches doing the job 24/7, has been the source of many a fruitful idea, and often times an effective change of policy.
"You have to do your homework on the people in the business that are doing the job you want to do" asserts McPherson.
When your focus is on doing the job, failure today simply means you try again tomorrow.
Emma just wanted to be a normal person doing the job she loved.
Does the council not employ people capable of doing the job they are paid to do?
"I think he is doing a job the manager wants, and typical of Doyler, he is doing the job as well as anyone could," said Ward.
Local Government Minister John Healey also appeared to offer a less than ringing endorsement of Mr Martin, saying only that he was "doing the job".