do the job Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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do the job

informalC2 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.
(Definition of do the job from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “do the job”
in Chinese (Simplified) 能顶用,起作用…
in Turkish işi görmek, işi yapmak, işe yaramak…
in Russian подходить, быть предназначенным…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有效,起作用…
in Polish nadawać się, zadziałać…
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