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do the job

informal
C2 If something does the job, it performs the piece of work you want to be done and achieves the result you want: Here, this knife should do the job.
Translations of “do the job”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有效,起作用…
in Russian подходить, быть предназначенным…
in Turkish işi görmek, işi yapmak, işe yaramak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 能顶用,起作用…
in Polish nadawać się, zadziałać…
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