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doing British & World English

The activities in which a particular person engages

doing English Thesaurus

the doing of the act constitutes the offence

doing in do1 British & World English

Perform (an action, the precise nature of which is often unspecified)

doings in doing British & World English

The activities in which a particular person engages

feel like something British & World English

Be inclined to have or do

see one's way clear to do something British & World English

Find that it is possible or convenient to do something (often used in polite requests)

evil-doing English Thesaurus

a fiend bent on evil-doing

nothing doing British & World English

There is no prospect of success or agreement

be someone's doing British & World English

Be the creation or fault of the person named

take some doing British & World English

Be difficult to achieve

be after doing something British & World English

Be on the point of doing something or have just done it

mind doing something in mind British & World English

Be reluctant to do something

at the risk of doing something British & World English

Although there is the possibility of something unpleasant resulting

you wouldn't catch —— doing something British & World English

Used to indicate that there is no possibility of the person mentioned doing what is specified

can't/won't be doing with in do with British & World English

Be unwilling to tolerate or be bothered with

do it in do1 British & World English

Have sexual intercourse

do by in do1 British & World English

Treat or deal with in a specified way

do up in do1 British & World English

Be able to be fastened

do by British & World English

Treat or deal with in a specified way

do up British & World English

Be able to be fastened

be in the process of doing something British & World English

Be continuing with an action already started

be someone's doing in doing British & World English

Be the creation or fault of the person named

nothing doing in nothing British & World English

There is no prospect of success or agreement

do for in do1 British & World English

Defeat, ruin, or kill

do for British & World English

Defeat, ruin, or kill

one could be forgiven for doing something British & World English

It would be understandable if one mistakenly did a particular thing

do bird in bird British & World English

Serve a prison sentence

do bird British & World English

Serve a prison sentence

do battle in do1 British & World English

Enter into a conflict

do battle British & World English

Enter into a conflict

do drugs in drug British & World English

Take illegal drugs

do drugs British & World English

Take illegal drugs

do good in good British & World English

Act virtuously, especially by helping others

do good British & World English

Act virtuously, especially by helping others

do lunch British & World English

Meet for lunch

overdo British & World English

Do, use, or carry to excess; exaggerate

do wrong in wrong British & World English

Commit an unjust, dishonest, or immoral act

do wrong British & World English

Commit an unjust, dishonest, or immoral act

wrongdoing British & World English

Illegal or dishonest behaviour

take some doing in doing British & World English

Be difficult to achieve

do a —— in do1 British & World English

Behave in a manner characteristic of (a specified person)

do someone up in do1 British & World English

Dress someone up, especially in an elaborate or impressive way


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