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!).

by itichie_nocanpo July 2, 2006
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"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.
by Kung-Fu Jesus April 20, 2004
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"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.
by I Saw U2 Live Twice November 14, 2006
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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.
by Rhettsnapples August 27, 2008
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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.
by Pickles McDoody November 19, 2010
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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.
by fufon June 21, 2007
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A version of capitalism based on telling people what to buy and how to live in order to force them to behave in ways that solves climate change.

Often involves establishing rules around what people 'can do' and therefore what they 'cannot do'.

The concept was designed in Australia as an alternative to 'cannot-do' capitalism, where people were empowered to make their own choices as there were no rules proscribing what they could not do. Also related to laissez faire economics.
Scott Morrison says 'can-do capitalism' will solve climate change
by Aceyducey November 11, 2021
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