Definder - what does the word mean?

What is can do?

A quote from Jevil in Deltarune


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Can do - what is it?

You can't do it

Son: *Rock Climbing*
Father: "You can do it, son"
Son: *Falls and dies*

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What does "can do" mean?

A term used by contractors, fabricators or other people in any service industry which translates into: "We CAN'T do it -or- It won't be what we promised -or- We'll never get it done on time (if at all) -or- Once your deposit check clears, you won't see us again until you take us to small claims court".
This term is usually said quickly and excitedly 'WeCanDoIt!!!' ; and used throughout the United States, but is very prevalent in the Southern California region.

Customer: "I need this cabinet completed in two week's time."
SoCal Fabrication Company: "We Can Do It!!"

... 3 weeks later...

Customer: "How come you haven't returned my calls? Is my cabinet done yet?"
SoCal Fabrication Company: "Whoze this now?"
Customer: "John Smith, the guy whose check you cashed 10 minutes after we met 3 weeks ago. Is my cabinet done?"
SoCal Fabrication Company: "Oh ya, ya, ya... we're doing that next"
Customer: "urgggg"
SoCal Fabrication Company: “Dude chill! We Can Do It!”

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Can do - what does it mean?

Initially synonymous with industrious, now defined as 'Willing to lie about what's feasible and what's not in order to gain a competitive edge.' See also 'Suck-up' and 'Shitty Implementation'.

Manager: 'Will the new system be able to deliver streamlined accountancy functionality in rigorously flexible capacity according to our shareholders' needs?
Sales rep: 'Yep.'
M: 'Will it synergise our block transfer mechanism and the coffee machine?'
S: 'Yep'.
M: 'Can it shit rainbows?'
S: 'Yep. Marshmallows too.'
M: 'I like it. I like your can do attitude. I like it because I want my computer to shit rainbows and YOU can do that.'
S: 'Yuuuup.'

2 weeks later there was a fire. Emergency services determined that it was caused by peeps melting into the CPUs of every computer in the office. 3 men died.

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Can do - meaning

An artform. practised mostly by cowards or weaklings. The art of running away from trouble or doing nothin.

I hope that gang doesn't start on us cuz im an expert in no can do.

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Can do - definition

What you say when your friend wants to buy cheap canned beer instead of good bottled stuff.

Friend: Hey let's save a few bucks and buy a case of Pisscan Light.

You: No CAN do, buddy. It's decent bottled beer or nothing for me.

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Can do - slang

Mountain Dew that is not in a can.

Person 1: Im going to go get some Mountain Dew. Do you want any?

Person 2:Only if its no can do.

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Can do

"I just can't do it."
Comes from the 1982 song "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" by Daryl Hall and John Oates.

Supervisor: Can you finish that report by 2 today?

Employee: No can do.

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Can do

"I can't do that."

Usually a sing that more/better incentive is needed.

You want me to give you this car for only ten grand? It's worth at least 15 according to the guide. No can do.

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Can do

Navy term = it will be done Sir!

seaman first class start the pumps. can do (sir!)
I mean take UR pumps off & start the engines. can do (sir!)
Ok all ahead 1/3 & get me a cupper can do (sir!).

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