do nothing about something

do nothing about something
to do something nothing anything in order to deal with a problem

Can’t you do something about the noise? It’s driving me crazy.

The Government know the system isn’t working, but they do nothing about it.

Thesaurus: to try to deal with a problem or difficultysynonym
Main entry: about

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