See also: doit

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

do it (third-person singular simple present does it, present participle doing it, simple past did it, past participle done it)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see do,‎ it.
    You did it! And in record time! Congratulations!
  2. (colloquial) To be appealing or suitable.
    Synonym: fit the bill
    A green shirt with orange slacks really doesn’t do it for me, I’m afraid.
  3. (slang, euphemistic) To have sex; make it.
    Synonyms: bang, get it on, have, sex; see also Thesaurus:copulate
    He was upstairs doing it with her.
    • 1968, Lennon–McCartney (lyrics and music), “Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?”, in The Beatles (The White Album), performed by The Beatles:
      Why don't we do it in the road / No one will be watching us
    • 1988, Michael Weikath (lyrics), “Rise and Fall”, in Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part II, performed by Helloween:
      The king of Los Angeles / Bought himself a teddy bear / And the queen became shameless / She did it with a chair
  4. (rare, slang, euphemistic) To urinate.
    Synonyms: do business, pass water; see also Thesaurus:urinate
    1991, David Newman (lyrics), “I'll Never Do It on a Christmas Tree”, in Rover Dangerfield, performed by Rover Dangerfield:
    I'll never do it on a Christmas tree / A Christmas tree is safe from me.

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