Definition of do the job in US English:

do the job

phrase

informal
  • Achieve the required result.

    ‘a piece of board will do the job’
    • ‘The ever-diminishing crew suddenly discover that the nukes on board just will not do the job.’
    • ‘Not that women can't do the job, just that they tend to do other vital jobs better.’
    • ‘Not only does he have the ability to do the job, he also has the integrity to do the job.’
    • ‘It did the job, but requires an extra hole being cut in your boat, plus cumbersome additional steps during fueling.’
    • ‘‘If the dispersal order does the job, the benches won't be an issue,’ he said.’
    • ‘The right way to leave any job is to leave knowing that you did the job.’
    • ‘Remember the GAA is about clubs and if you're not listening at that level then you're not doing the job.’
    • ‘It's small, neat and does the job without any fuss.’
    • ‘But, he explains, it does the job required with a manageable amount of capital and sophistication.’
    • ‘In most cases, employers want to know if you can do the job and if there is a track record of achievement, he says.’