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    What do you do



    Bilson:Okay, Eriksen, let's get to work. It's 2:00 a.m. It's raining
    outside. Ding dong! What? The doorbell? Oh, hello, Jessica Alba in a trench
    coat and nothing else. But wait-- knock, knock. Somebody's at the back door?


    Marshall:I don't have a back door.

    Bilson:Oh, my gosh, Jessica Simpson? What a surprise. Two Jessicas, you
    gotta pick one. What do you do? Go.

    I think Bilson has to say "what would you do?" becasue I learned that when someone asks "what do you do?", it means 'what is your job?'. Could you explain please?



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    Re: What do you do

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    I think Bilson has to say "what would you do?" becasue I learned that when someone asks "what do you do?", it means 'what is your job?'.
    In the right context, this is so, but in other contexts, such as your example, it can simply mean 'what is your course of action (in such circumstances)?
    Last edited by 5jj; 17-May-2012 at 10:30. Reason: typo - spacing

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