do something/anything about

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do something/anything about

To take some action to change or cope with something. Can you please do something about your attitude? Your grumpiness is becoming a problem. Ugh, it seems like we can't do anything about the noise—the construction will be going on for at least another month.
See also: anything, something

do (something) about

someone or something to manage or deal with someone or something. Can you please do something about Bob? He is too noisy. We were not able to do anything about the excessive rent increase.
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'Because they are not acting and that is why drugs are proliferating in this country, people are being killed, and at the same time the Customs are not doing anything after two months, after four months, the Department has not done anything about it because the judge is sitting on this case, we will not tolerate that,' he said./idl
MADE OF HONOR Channel 5, 4.55pm A single man realises he is in love with his best friend, but has never done anything about it out of a fear of commitment.
It's a common problem, but until now, no one has done anything about it."
Nor has the administration done anything about the three hooligans.