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WHO.-1. what person or persons?: Who did it?
2. (of a person) of what character, origin, position, importance, etc.: Who does she think she is?
3. the person that or any person that (used relatively to represent a specified or implied antecedent): It was who you thought.
4. (used relatively in restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses to represent a specified antecedent, the antecedent being a person or sometimes an animal or personified thing): Any kid who wants to can learn to swim.
5. Archaic. the person or persons who.
—Idiom6. as who should say, Archaic. in a manner of speaking; so to say.
DO.-verb and auxiliary verb, present singular 1st person do, 2nd do or (Archaic) do⋅est or dost, 3rd does or (Archaic) do⋅eth or doth, present plural do; past singular 1st person did, 2nd did or (Archaic) didst, 3rd did, past plural did; past participle done; present participle do⋅ing; noun, plural dos, do's.
–verb (used with object) 1. to perform (an act, duty, role, etc.): Do nothing until you hear the bell.
2. to execute (a piece or amount of work): to do a hauling job.
3. to accomplish; finish; complete: He has already done his homework.
4. to put forth; exert: Do your best.
5. to be the cause of (good, harm, credit, etc.); bring about; effect.
6. to render, give, or pay (homage, justice, etc.).
7. to deal with, fix, clean, arrange, move, etc., (anything) as the case may require: to do the dishes.
8. to travel; traverse: We did 30 miles today.
9. to serve; suffice for: This will do us for the present.
10. to condone or approve, as by custom or practice: That sort of thing simply isn't done.
11. to travel at the rate of (a specified speed): He was doing 80 when they arrested him.
12. to make or prepare: I'll do the salad.
13. to serve (a term of time) in prison, or, sometimes, in office.
14. to create, form, or bring into being: She does wonderful oil portraits.
15. to translate into or change the form or language of: MGM did the book into a movie.
16. to study or work at or in the field of: I have to do my math tonight.
17. to explore or travel through as a sightseer: They did Greece in three weeks.
18. (used with a pronoun, as it or that, or with a general noun, as thing, that refers to a previously mentioned action): You were supposed to write thank-you letters; do it before tomorrow, please.
19. Informal. to wear out; exhaust; tire: That last set of tennis did me.
20. Informal. to cheat, trick, or take advantage of: That crooked dealer did him for $500 at poker.
21. Informal. to attend or participate in: Let's do lunch next week.
22. Slang. to use (a drug or drugs), esp. habitually: The police report said he was doing cocaine.
–verb (used without object) 23. to act or conduct oneself; be in action; behave.
24. Slang. to rob; steal from: The law got him for doing a lot of banks.
25. to proceed: to do wisely.
26. to get along; fare; manage: to do without an automobile.
27. to be in health, as specified: Mother and child are doing fine.
28. to serve or be satisfactory, as for the purpose; be enough; suffice: Will this do?
29. to finish or be finished.
30. to happen; take place; transpire: What's doing at the office?
31. (used as a substitute to avoid repetition of a verb or full verb expression): I think as you do.
–auxiliary verb 32. (used in interrogative, negative, and inverted constructions): Do you like music? I don't care. Seldom do we witness such catastrophes.
33. Archaic. (used in imperatives with you or thou expressed; and occasionally as a metric filler in verse): Do thou hasten to the king's side. The wind did blow, the rain did fall.
34. (used to lend emphasis to a principal verb): Do visit us!
–noun 35. Informal. a burst of frenzied activity; action; commotion.
36. Informal. a hairdo or hair styling.
37. British Slang. a swindle; hoax.
38. Chiefly British. a festive social gathering; party.
—Verb phrases39. do by, to deal with; treat: He had always done well by his family.
40. do for, a. to cause the defeat, ruin, or death of.
b. Chiefly British. to cook and keep house for; manage or provide for.
41. do in, Informal. a. to kill, esp. to murder.
b. to injure gravely or exhaust; wear out; ruin: The tropical climate did them in.
c. to cheat or swindle: He was done in by an unscrupulous broker.
42. do over, to redecorate.
43. do up, Informal. a. to wrap and tie up.
b. to pin up or arrange (the hair).
c. to renovate; launder; clean.
d. to wear out; tire.
e. to fasten: Do up your coat.
f. to dress: The children were all done up in funny costumes.
44. do with, to gain advantage or benefit from; make use of: I could do with more leisure time.
45. do without, a. to forgo; dispense with.
b. to dispense with the thing mentioned: The store doesn't have any, so you'll have to do without.
—Idioms46. do a number on (someone). number (def. 39).
47. do away with, a. to put an end to; abolish.
b. to kill.
48. do one proud. proud (def. 11).
49. do one's number. number (def. 40).
50. do one's (own) thing. thing 1 (def. 19).
51. do or die, to make a supreme effort.
52. do out of, Informal. to swindle; cheat: A furniture store did me out of several hundred dollars.
53. dos and don'ts, customs, rules, or regulations: The dos and don'ts of polite manners are easy to learn.
54. do time, Informal. to serve a term in prison: It's hard to get a decent job once you've done time.
55. do to death. death (def. 15).
56. have to do with. have (def. 37).
57. make do, to get along with what is at hand, despite its inadequacy: I can't afford a new coat so I have to make do with this one.
bef. 900; ME, OE dōn; c. D doen, G tun; akin to L -dere to put, facere to make, do, Gk tithénai to set, put, Skt dadhāti (he) puts
do2 /doʊ/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [doh] Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun, plural dos. Music. 1. the syllable used for the first tone or keynote of a diatonic scale.
2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone C. Compare sol-fa (def. 1), ut.
THEY.-pronoun 1. the male person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that male.
2. anyone (without reference to sex); that person: He who hesitates is lost.
–noun 3. any male person or animal; a man: hes and shes.
–adjective 4. male (usually used in combination): a he-goat.
SAY.-verb (used with object) 1. to utter or pronounce; speak: What did you say? I said “Hello!”
2. to express in words; state; declare; word: Say it clearly and simply. It's hard to know how to say this tactfully.
3. to state as an opinion or judgment: I say her plan is the better one.
4. to be certain, precise, or assured about; determine: It is hard to say what is wrong.
5. to recite or repeat: to say one's prayers.
6. to report or allege; maintain: People say he will resign.
7. to express (a message, viewpoint, etc.), as through a literary or other artistic medium: a writer with something to say.
8. to indicate or show: What does your watch say?
9. to assume as a hypothesis or estimate: Let's say, for the sake of argument, that it's true.
–verb (used without object) 10. to speak; declare; express an opinion.
–adverb 11. approximately; about: It's, say, 14 feet long.
12. for example: If you serve, say tuna fish and potato chips, it will cost much less.
TO.-1. (used to represent an inanimate thing understood, previously mentioned, about to be mentioned, or present in the immediate context): It has whitewall tires and red upholstery. You can't tell a book by its cover.
2. (used to represent a person or animal understood, previously mentioned, or about to be mentioned whose gender is unknown or disregarded): It was the largest ever caught off the Florida coast. Who was it? It was John. The horse had its saddle on.
3. (used to represent a group understood or previously mentioned): The judge told the jury it must decide two issues.
4. (used to represent a concept or abstract idea understood or previously stated): It all started with Adam and Eve. He has been taught to believe it all his life.
5. (used to represent an action or activity understood, previously mentioned, or about to be mentioned): Since you don't like it, you don't have to go skiing.
6. (used as the impersonal subject of the verb to be, esp. to refer to time, distance, or the weather): It is six o'clock. It is five miles to town. It was foggy.
7. (used in statements expressing an action, condition, fact, circumstance, or situation without reference to an agent): If it weren't for Edna, I wouldn't go.
8. (used in referring to something as the origin or cause of pain, pleasure, etc.): Where does it hurt? It looks bad for the candidate.
9. (used in referring to a source not specifically named or described): It is said that love is blind.
10. (used in referring to the general state of affairs; circumstances, fate, or life in general): How's it going with you?
11. (used as an anticipatory subject or object to make a sentence more eloquent or suspenseful or to shift emphasis): It is necessary that you do your duty. It was a gun that he was carrying.
12. Informal. (used instead of the pronoun its before a gerund): It having rained for only one hour didn't help the crops.
–noun 13. (in children's games) the player called upon to perform some task, as, in tag, the one who must catch the other players.
14. Slang. a. sex appeal.
b. sexual intercourse.
—Idioms15. get with it, Slang. to become active or interested: He was warned to get with it or resign.