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do the business

UK informal to do what is wanted or needed in a situation: As long as he does the business on the football field, the club is happy with him. UK slang to have sex
Translations of “do the business”
in Chinese (Traditional) 解決問題, 把事辦成, 性交,上床…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解决问题, 把事办成, 性交,上床…
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