do the job

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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.
See also: job

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
References in classic literature ?
There was a noble good lot of them down cellar, and it took us a whole hour, but we done the job tight and good and shipshape.
True enough," answered Nesvitski; "two smart fellows could have done the job just as well.
They would stick him as full of arrows, as a woman's cushion is full of pins, and then believe they had done the job for the father of all rabbits
Had they thought fit to have gone to sleep there, as the other part of them had done, they had done the job for us; but they were too full of apprehensions of danger to venture to go to sleep, though they could not tell what the danger was they had to fear.
Burying bad figures on bad news days may be morally bad but it would have done the job if another back-stabbling colleague hadn't tried to discredit her.
But we're happy, we're 8-1 now it's the third-best record we've ever had and the kids have done the job.
Although a supercomputer could have done the job more quickly the use of microcomputers shows that large numbers can be factored reasonably quickly using inexpensive equipment.