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    Mike Hussey is offline Member
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    which they never do

    Spenser: It's simple. The FBI does not solve crime, they manage them. They play some big abstract game, trying to trade-up for some vague masterplan, a big fish, which they never do.

    What does "do" refer to?

    Source: Spenser Confidential (a 2020 American action comedy film directed by Peter Berg)

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: which they never do

    Trade up. The hyphen in the quoted text is incorrect.
    I am not a teacher.

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