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[attributive] Characterized by or exhibiting a determination or willingness to take action and achieve results.‘I like his can-do attitude’
- ‘She's a buxom lady with deft fingers and a can-do attitude, and we find her huddled over a clay screen at the village hall in Litton, one of the happiest little hamlets in the Peak District.’
- ‘What most people seem to really want is a kind and benevolent laird with a can-do attitude and deep pockets.’
- ‘Now that he's in charge, he's forcing a can-do attitude on a bureaucracy that's unaccustomed to a leader who actually expects results.’
- ‘Hmas Tobruk's renowned can-do attitude came to the fore when a remote coastal landing was in jeopardy last month because of ill-tempered tides.’
- ‘Ramsey's can-do attitude, combined with high academic marks, recently won him some high-powered help towards reaching his goals.’
- ‘The generosity and can-do attitude of people such as Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench is always amazing.’
- ‘Positive energy, ambition and a can-do attitude is visible on many faces.’
- ‘It's an army completely lacking a can-do attitude.’
- ‘They combine the work ethic of Baby Boomers with the can-do attitude of Veterans and the technological savvy of Generation Xers.’
- ‘The executives that I met with impressed me with their drive, intelligence, business savvy and can-do attitude.’
- ‘If you have a can-do attitude, too, we want to hear from you!’
- ‘The can-do attitude that she and other migrants display, the determination to make something of their life in the north, puts the squabbling locals to shame.’
- ‘His can-do attitude spurred him on and he took part-time work to get by while continuing to write songs.’
- ‘Mercury's passage through practical Virgo is giving you a can-do attitude.’
- ‘He has just been elected, having spent years as commander of the Baltic Fleet, and seems to have a can-do military attitude.’
- ‘Murphy attributes his outgoing, can-do attitude in part to his family.’
- ‘It is this can-do attitude that the Gujaratis have carried with them to different parts of the globe.’
- ‘There is a can-do attitude here and now a lot of people are choosing to restore the crofts instead of going into modern-built houses.’
- ‘They make a good farm team because they share a can-do attitude, they're forward thinking and always curious about finding ways to farm better.’
- ‘He impressed everyone with his spirit, cheerfulness and can-do attitude, and was an inspiration to other children, said Mrs Sinker.’
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