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To take drugs.

I do cocaine.

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To impersonate or depict.

They really laughed when he did Clinton, with a perfect accent and a leer.

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to have a purpose or reason

What's that car doing in our swimming pool?

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To injure.

"Defender Kolo Toure admitted Given will be a loss, but gave his backing to Nielsen. 'I think he's done his shoulder,' said the Ivorian."

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To make or provide.

Do they do haircuts there?

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To cash or to advance money for, as a bill or note.
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Used to form the present progressive of verbs.

...An' the dogs do bark, an' the rooks be a-vled to the elems high and dark, an' the water do roar at mill.

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To work as a domestic servant.

I've left my key in my office in Manchester, my family are at Bournemouth, and the old woman who does for me goes home at nine o'clock.

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To finish.

Aren't you done yet?

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To convert into a certain form; especially, to translate.

the novel has just been done into English;  I'm going to do this play into a movie

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To cheat or swindle.

That guy just did me out of two hundred bucks!

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To have sex with.

Demetrius: "Villain, what hast thou done?" Aaron: "That which thou canst not undo." Chiron: "Thou hast undone our mother." Aaron: "Villain, I have done thy mother."

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To punish for a misdemeanor.

He got done for speeding.

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To deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.

Sometimes they lie in wait in these dark streets, and fracture his skull, [ …] or break his arm, or cut the sinew of his wrist; and that they call doing him.

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To kill.

He's gonna do me, Jarvis. I kid you not, this time he's gonna do me proper.

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A syntactic marker

Do you go there often?

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To spend in jail.

I did five years for armed robbery.

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To act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.

They fear not the Lord, neither do they after [ …] the law and commandment.

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To work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.

The sergeants seem to do themselves pretty well.

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To treat in a certain way.

They did me well, I assure you — uncommon well: Bellinger of '84; green chartreuse fit for a prince; [ …]

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To travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of.

We 'did' London to our heart's content, thanks to Fred and Frank, and were sorry to go away, [ …]

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To cook.

It seemed, from his account, that he was very good at doing scrambled eggs.

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To perform the tasks or actions associated with

"Don't forget to do your report" means something quite different depending on whether you're a student or a programmer.

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To have as one's job.

What does Bob do? — He's a plumber.

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To fare; to succeed or fail.

Plastics are energy-rich substances, which is why many of them burn so readily. Any organism that could unlock and use that energy would do well in the Anthropocene. Terrestrial bacteria and fungi which can manage this trick are already familiar to experts in the field.

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To have.

The fresh air did him some good.

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To be reasonable or acceptable.

It simply will not do to have dozens of children running around such a quiet event.

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To suffice.

“Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty, then with inspiration, “he would do splendidly to lead your cotillon, if you think of having one.” ¶ “So you do not dance, Mr. Crocker?” ¶ I was somewhat set back by her perspicuity.

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To cause, make.

Sometimes to doe him laugh, she would assay / To laugh at shaking of the leaues light, / Or to behold the water worke [ …]

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To perform; to execute.

The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about […], or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing", [ …] and so on. But the real way to build a successful online business is to be better than your rivals at undermining people's control of their own attention.

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