Definition of be to do with in English:

be to do with


  • Be concerned or connected with.

    ‘the problems are usually to do with family tension’
    • ‘It is a very spiritual activity as it is to do with seasonal change and the passage of time.’
    • ‘Much of this, he suspects, is to do with the Internet.’
    • ‘I had a hard time earning the respect of supporters, who thought his transfer was to do with me.’
    • ‘But this is not a financial matter, it is to do with health.’
    • ‘Half the complaints received were to do with community care, 44 per cent children and families and the remaining of six per cent within other areas of the department.’
    • ‘The only thing that made me really unhappy in the period afterwards, where I actually got emotional, was to do with the kids.’
    • ‘‘I think a lot of it is to do with the confusion caused by having a General Election on the same day,’ he said.’
    • ‘‘This age group is the most likely to be involved in a crash and we believe this is to do with inexperience,’ Mr Farrell said.’
    • ‘I have seen hair thinning in women who have dieted a lot and I think this is to do with poor vitamin and mineral intake.’
    • ‘I could tell that part of the silence was to do with how much weight I had lost.’
    relate to, apply to, be relevant to, have relevance to, concern, refer to, have reference to, belong to, pertain to, be pertinent to, bear on, have a bearing on, appertain to, affect, involve, cover, touch
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