do it

Definitions

  • TO DO IT
    TO DO IT
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v do it have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

MOTHER, I DO BELIEVE IT'S GOING TO BE THIS YEAR MOTHER, I DO BELIEVE IT'S GOING TO BE THIS YEAR
WHAT WILL HE DO WITH IT? WHAT WILL HE DO WITH IT?
THE DO-IT-YOURSELF AGE THE DO-IT-YOURSELF AGE

Quotations

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin%20D.%20Roosevelt
    “Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, do something else.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Do it now. Then it's done.”
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    “Whatever you do, make it an offering to me -- the food you eat, the sacrifices you make, the help you give, even your suffering.”
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra%20Pound
    “But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts, it is wrong with the arts ONLY.”
  • James Fixx
    James Fixx
    “It is not something I must do but something I want to do”
  • Greg Anderson
    Greg%20Anderson
    “The Law of Win/Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.”

Idioms

Can't do it for toffee - If you can't so something for toffee, you are incapable of doing something properly or to any sort of standard.
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Usage

In literature:

I do it in the hope that, before it is too late, you will yourself do the justice which I vow shall be done.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
When it can do this it reveals the real truth about the thing better than a volume of argument could do it.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
I will do it as pointedly as I can, and I will certainly do it very briefly.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
He will do it if we turn to Him, and ask and expect Him to do it.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
He is my friend, and I know that whatever can be done for the child he can do, and will be happy in doing it.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
The men may not observe it; if they do, it is without comprehension of its meaning.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
They decide to do something, and they do it.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
I therefore exhort you to persevere in a thorough determination to do whatever you have to do, as well as you can do it.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
I therefore exhort you to persevere in a thorough determination to do whatever you have to do as well as you can do it.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
If you think there's anything you can do for her yourself you'd better do it and lose no time.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
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In poetry:

If I am happy, and you,
And there are things to do,
It seems to be the reason
Of this world!
"Envoy" by Hilda Conkling
Well I guess that it must be true,
And if you knew her as I do,
I think you'd kinder like her too—
She earns it.
"The Model Girl" by Frank Barbour Coffin
The Red Ribbon is all the go;
It's the temperance sign, you know;
It is seen wherever you go,
On men who dare do right.
"Red Ribbon" by Julia A Moore
ONE–two, is one to you;
One–two–three, is one to me.
Throw it fast or not at all,
And mind you do not let it fall.
"Ball" by Kate Greenaway
And when it came November,
I sought my heart, and sighed,
"Poor thing, do you remember?"
"What heart was that?" it cried.
"Autumn Valentine" by Dorothy Parker
And said "We will here be happy,
And let the mad world go;
Its gold no longer tempts us,
Still less do its pomp and show;
"The Postern Gate" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

"Do it for yourself, do it for every mother, do it for Josh," Demetria L Gholston said.
It's not a "just do it" posture but rather a "Jesus did it now I get to do it" attitude towards God's law.
While I was doing it, I kept asking myself why I was doing it.
If you ask Jill Hobart 's first graders directly they're not always sure what it is they're learning, but they know they like doing it and say it's fun.
If you, like more and more lawyers these days, want to call your home your office, what do you need to know to do it right.
Do we have enough moxie to do it again.
Basically, it's inducing a bulb to do its thing out of its natural habitat and in a different season.
When you hear the words "offshore investing ," do you really know what it is and why people do it.
You may be able to do a triathlon, but do you think you could do it while juggling .
"I was holding it up and just trying to run really fast with it because I've seen some of the adults do it and they've gotten their kites up far," she said.
"It's not for every but the people who do it, they love it," he said.
How Do Single Moms Do It.
Pointy nails are the new square, and all the cool gals (Rihanna, Beyonce, Lana) are doing it, but few do it like Mother Monster.
If you are not prepared to take the time to do it right, be prepared to take the time to do it over.
Whatever you have to do, do it outside.
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In science:

They do it in two ways; it is enough to mention what they call the traditional procedure (p. 3, right).
A Note on the Intermediate Region in Turbulent Boundary Layers
This is purely technical exercise and we will not do it here.
Exact Solution of the Three-color Problem on a Random Lattice
In the following, if we want to write an endomorphism M ∈ End(H(N ) ) as a matrix (Mij )0≤i,j≤dN −1 we shall do it in the basis (gi )0≤i≤dN −1 .
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
We shall not calculate tangent spaces in obvious cases, but in other cases we have to do it.
Simple singularities of multigerms of curves
To do it we just run our simple models (described in the previous section) for the same numbers of NSs for each case.
Evolution of isolated neutron stars in globular clusters: number of Accretors
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