do\ with

do\ with
v
1. To find enough for one's needs; manage. - Usually follows "can".

Some children can do with very little spending money.

Compare: get along, make do
2. To make use of; find useful or helpful. - Follows "can" or "could".

After a hard day's work, a man can do with a good, hot meal.

After cleaning out the basement, the boy could do with a bath.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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