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Catalan translation of “do”

do

verb
 
/duː/ (present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action
fer
Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity
fer
She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something
fer
Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is
s’utilitza per a preguntar com li va a algú
“How is your niece doing?” “She’s doing really well, thanks.”
A1 UK to study a subject
estudiar
Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc. A1 to perform a job in the house
netejar, cuinar, etc.
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
de què treballes, treballa, etc.?
“What do you do?” “I’m a doctor.”
do badly/well B1 to not succeed, or to succeed
no reeixir/reeixir
Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc. B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice
pentinar-se, maquillar-se, etc.
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
pentinar-se, maquillar-se, etc.
I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something to be related to something
tenir a veure amb ac
She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something to be related to something
tenir a veure amb ac
Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good to have a good effect on someone
provar a algú
A holiday would do you good.
will do will be satisfactory
està bé
You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something to need or want someone or something
tenir necessitat o ganes d’algú/ac
I could do with a few days off work.
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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