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  • v. To need something that would be beneficial.


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  • She had the longer weapon, and there were things you could do with a quarterstaff.

    The Warslayer

  • It seemed to me that Jube could do with a little guidance from an elder, and luckily his father felt the same way about it.

    The Black Mountain

  • I could do with a word with Robert Bossu before anything is said in session.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance

  • Conrad said he could do with a beer but Haagner pointed ahead and said 'Onder-Sabie', which turned out to be another rest camp like the others.


  • The other active brain belonged to the Countess Jannowicz but there seemed to be nothing useful that she could do with it.

    The Saint on Guard

  • So she told him in no uncertain terms what he could do with his tossle—if he could find it.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Having no fingers or hands the beasts were rather clumsy, as you may guess; but Dorothy was surprised to observe how many things they could do with their stiff, heavy hoofs.

    Love Letters

  • "Oh, what I could do with that Simla tailor of Nesbit's," I muttered, interrupting my partner's sporadic recital of the news from home.

    Locked Rooms

  • As for herself, who had been born a Jackson, she could do with very little; but the Greystocks were all people who wanted money.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • She should be able to wind up her law studies at Pehanron in another year, and she'd intended to wait till then before giving serious attention to psi and what could be done with it — or, at any rate, to what she could do with it.

    The Lion Game


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