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To do something - synonyms or related words

do

verb

to perform an action

perform

verb

to complete an action or activity, especially a complicated one

act

verb

to do something for a particular reason or in a particular way

conduct

verb

to do something in an organized way

carry out

to do something important

pursue

verb

to follow a course of activity

go about

to do something that you normally do in your usual way

take

verb

to perform a particular action or series of actions

perform

verb

to have a particular job or purpose

execute

verb

to perform a difficult action or movement

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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