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Catalan translation of “do”

do

auxiliary verb
 
strong /duː/ weak // (present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases
s’utilitza amb un altre verb per a formar frases interrogatives i negatives
Do you need any help? I don’t know.
A2 used at the end of a sentence to make it into a question
s’afegeix conjugat al final d’una frase per a convertir-la en una pregunta
Sarah lives near here, doesn’t she?
B1 used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used
s’utilitza per a evitar repetir el verb que s’acaba d’esmentar
“I hate that song.” “So do I.”
used to make the main verb stronger
s’utilitza per a afegir èmfasi al verb principal
He does like you – he’s just shy.
(Definition of do auxiliary verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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