do for
phrasal chiefly British 1. to attend to the wants and needs of ; take care of 2. to bring about the death or ruin of

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  • do for — {v.}, {informal} To cause the death or ruin of; cause to fail. Used usually in the passive form done for . * /The poor fellow is done for and will die before morning./ * /Andy s employer always does very well by him./ * /If Jim fails that test,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • do for — {v.}, {informal} To cause the death or ruin of; cause to fail. Used usually in the passive form done for . * /The poor fellow is done for and will die before morning./ * /Andy s employer always does very well by him./ * /If Jim fails that test,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Do for — 1. accomplish the defeat, ruin, death, etc., of; 2. (obsolescent) cook and keep house for; 3. charge with a certain offence: I ve been done for speeding again …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • do for — Australian Slang 1. accomplish the defeat, ruin, death, etc., of; 2. (obsolescent) cook and keep house for; 3. charge with a certain offence: I ve been done for speeding again …   English dialects glossary

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