can-do Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “can-do” in the English Dictionary

"can-do" in British English

See all translations

can-doadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌkænˈduː/ US
If you have a can-do ​character or way of ​dealing with a ​problem, you are very ​positive about ​yourability to ​achievesuccess: Her can-do attitude is what made her ​ourchoice for the ​job.
(Definition of can-do from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"can-do" in Business English

See all translations

can-doadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈkænˌduː/
confident in your ​ability to ​deal with problems and ​achievesuccess: It was his can-do ​attitude that was at the heart of his great ​achievements.
(Definition of can-do from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “can-do”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自信的, 积极乐观的…
in Turkish kararlı, azimli, göğüs geren…
in Russian полный готовности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自信的, 積極樂觀的…
in Polish optymistyczny, pozytywny…
What is the pronunciation of can-do?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More