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 Do (to rhyme with go).Do up (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Do for.
 
I’ll do for him. Ruin him; literally, provide for him in a bad sense. “Taken in and done for,” is taken in and provided for: but, jocosely, it means “cheated and fleeced.”   1
 


 Do (to rhyme with go).Do up (To). 

 
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