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Definition of 'do business'

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But criminals from the underground world wont do business with just anybody. Computing (2010)The desire to punish us is being replaced by the realistic need to do business with one of the world's largest economies. The Sun (2016)After all, people do business with people, not with brains. The Sun (2016)You have to bond emotionally with people to do business here. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it also reflects the difference in how the two retailers do business. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No one will do business with it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The significant thing here is not that business people do business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She says she only does business with people she likes. Times, Sunday Times (2015) People do business with people they know and trust. Christianity Today (2000)More than anything it gives you a stamp of approval for people to do business with you. Times, Sunday Times (2008) People liked doing business with him. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Working with them gave her a valuable insight into their different ways of doing business as well as a heightened cultural sensitivity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do they have a very different way of doing business in Kazakhstan? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a bit disappointing the way some people do business. The Sun (2008)But people who do business in this wide central zone of Britain have much in common. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's important that we show that we can do business with people who are not necessarily reasonable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had to say that people do business with people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can't stop doing business just for short-term issues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's about wellbeing, not just doing business. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Did she find the British way of doing business very different to that in France? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just as in 2009, banks are increasingly nervous about doing business with one another. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We like to do business with people who listen to what we say,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Avoid swearing as much in business settings and remember that Americans are typically patriotic and like doing business with people who reflect their optimism and enthusiasm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We tried to appeal to their better nature, but that's the way some people do business. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The hard fact is that in these uncertain times, no one doing business in America is going to be immune from investor jitters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thus any initiative that might actually change shareholder value is quickly tamed and taught that context, not core, is the way we really do business around here. Geoffrey A. Moore LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)

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