do the trick
do the trick
achieve the required result – informal
1990 - Niki Hill - Death Grows On You - I figured a box of candy would do the trick, would bring some colour back.
RELATED IDIOMS :
behave in a manner characteristic of a specified person or thing – informal
2001 – Times - One reporter even got the brigadier in charge to DO A BLAIR and come over all emotional while discussing the cull.
do your head in = do your nut in
make you feel angry, worried, or agitated - British informal
do the honours
perform a social duty or small ceremony for others
do or die
persist in the face of great danger even if death is the result
1992 - Daily Star - It's do or die for Britain's fearless Rugby League lads Down Under as they prepare to face the Aussies in the Third and deciding Test.
do someone proud
act in a way that gives someone cause to feel pleased or satisfied
treat someone with lavish generosity or honour - informal
do something to death
perform or repeat something so frequently that it becomes tediously familiar
dos and don'ts
rules of behaviour
1999 - Alumnus - Volunteers are prepared well on cultural dos and don'ts before they leave for the field to serve.
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