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Arabic translation of “do”

do

verb
 
/duː/ (present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action
يَعْمَل / يَقوم بِعَمَل
Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity
يَعْمَل / يَقوم بِعَمَل
She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something
يَعْمَل / يُحَضِّر
Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is
فِعل يُستَخدَم لِلكَلام أو لِلسؤال عن شخص ما
“How is your niece doing?” “She’s doing really well, thanks.”
A1 UK to study a subject
يُدرُس
Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc. A1 to perform a job in the house
يَقوم بالتَنظيف، بالطهو، إلخ
I do the cooking, but Joe does most of the cleaning.
what do you, does she, etc. do? A1 used to ask what someone’s job is
ماذا يَفعَل هَذا الشَخص (لِلسؤال عَن الوَظيفة)
“What do you do?” “I’m a doctor.”
do badly/well B1 to not succeed, or to succeed
يُوَفَّق / لا يُوَفَّق
Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc. B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice
يُصفّف شَعره، تَضع مَكياجا، إلخ
It takes him half an hour to do his hair in the morning.
do your hair, makeup, etc. to make your hair, makeup, etc. look nice
يُصفّف شَعره، تَضع مَكياجا، إلخ
I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something to be related to something
لَه عِلاقة بـِ
She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something to be related to something
لَه عِلاقة بـِ
Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good to have a good effect on someone
يُفيد شَخصاً ما
A holiday would do you good.
will do will be satisfactory
يَفي بالغَرَض / يُناسِب
You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something to need or want someone or something
يَحتاج إلى
I could do with a few days off work.
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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