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doauxiliary verb

uk // /du/ /duː/ us // /du/ /duː/ did, done

do auxiliary verb (FOR QUESTIONS/NEGATIVES)

A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative sentences, including negative orders, and sometimes in affirmative sentences for reasons of style

Where do you work? 你在哪裡上班?
Why did you do that? 你爲甚麽那麽做?
Why don't we have lunch together on Friday? 我們週五何不一起吃午飯呢?
Doesn't Matthew look old these days? 這些天馬修是不是看起來有些老?
"Didn't you realize she was deaf?" "No I didn't."/"Of course I did." 「你沒發現她耳聾嗎?」「沒有。」/「當然發現了。」
Not only did I speak to her, I even got her autograph! 我不僅和她說了話,而且還得到了她的親筆簽名。
formal Never did I hear such a terrible noise. 我從沒聽到過如此可怕的噪音。
Don't (you) speak to me like that! (你)別和我這樣說話!
UK Don't let's argue about it (= let's not argue about it). 這件事我們不要再爭了。
formal So quietly did she speak (= she spoke so quietly) that I could scarcely hear her. 她說話的聲音太小,我幾乎聽不到。
Little does he know (= he knows nothing about it), but we're flying to Geneva next weekend to celebrate his birthday. 他還不知道呢,下週末我們要飛往日內瓦去給他慶祝生日。
"I want two chocolate bars and an ice cream." "Do you now/indeed? (= that is surprising or unreasonable)." 「我要三件蛋糕、兩條巧克力棒和一個雪糕。」「你現在就要/真的要嗎?」

A2 used instead of the main verb in questions that are added to the end of a sentence to check information

You met him at our party, didn't you? 晚餐會上你和他見過面,對不對?
You don't understand the question, do you? 你沒理解這個問題,是嗎?

used instead of the main verb in questions that are added to the end of a sentence as a way of expressing surprise

So Susannah and May finally got married, did they? 蘇珊娜和蓋伊終於結婚了,是嗎?

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do auxiliary verb (TO AVOID REPEATING)

B1 used to avoid repeating a verb or verb phrase

She runs much faster than he does. 她跑得比他快多了。
Maria looks much healthier than she did. 瑪麗亞看起來比過去健康了許多。
"I don't like intense heat." "Neither/Nor do I." 「我不喜歡酷熱的天氣。」「我也是。」
"I hate intense heat." "So do I." 「我討厭炎熱的天氣。」「我也是。」
"You left your umbrella." "So I did. I'm so forgetful these days." 「你忘了拿雨傘。」「還真是,這些天我有些健忘。」
UK "Would you mind tidying up the kitchen?" "I already have done." 「你願意收拾一下廚房嗎?」「我已經收拾過了。」
"May I join you?" "Please do!" 「我可以加入你們嗎?」「請吧!」
"Who said that?" "I did." 「誰說的?」「我。」
"Tilly speaks fluent Japanese." "Does she really?" 「蒂麗日語說得很流利。」「真的嗎?」
"I thought I'd take a day off school today." "Oh no you don't (= I'm not going to let you do that)!" 「我本想今天請一天假不上學了。」「哦,那可不行!」

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do auxiliary verb (FOR EMPHASIS)

B2 [ + infinitive without to ] used to give extra force to the main verb

"Can I buy stamps here?" "Well, we do sell them, but we don't have any at the moment." 「我能在這兒買些郵票嗎?」「我們這裡確實賣郵票,但現在沒貨。」
UK Do shut up, Georgia, and get on with your homework. 千萬別說了,喬治婭,趕緊做功課吧。
UK Do write and let me know how you're getting on. 務必寫信告訴我你的情況。
UK He cooks a lot does Alex. He does far more than me. 亞曆克斯常做飯,他比我做的次數多得多。

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uk // /du/ /duː/ us // /du/ /duː/ did, done

do verb (PERFORM)

A1 [ T ] to perform, take part in, or achieve something

That was a really stupid thing to do. 那麽做真是太愚蠢了。
What are you doing over the weekend? 這週末你準備幹甚麽?
The only thing we can do now is wait and see what happens. 我們現在唯一能做的就是坐觀事態發展。
UK Why were you sent to see the headmaster? What have you done now? 你爲甚麽放學這麽早?你又幹了甚麽事?
US Why were you sent to the principal's office? What did you do now? 你爲甚麽放學這麽早?你又幹了甚麽事?
You should be able to do it by yourself/on your own. 你自己應該能做到。
UK What have you done (= made happen) to her? 你對她都幹了些甚麽?
US What did you do (= make happen) to her? 你對她都幹了些甚麽?
What (on earth) were you doing in the library (= why were you there) at two o'clock in the morning? 淩晨兩點鐘你(到底)在圖書館幹甚麽?
What are these toys doing here? (= Why are they here?) 這些玩具放在這裡幹甚麽?
What do you do (for a living)? (= What is your job?) 你做甚麽工作?
What can I do for you? (= How can I help you?) 我能爲您做些甚麽?
UK What have you done with (= where have you put) my coat? 你把我的外套弄哪裡去了? 你給藏起來了嗎?
US What did you do with (= where did you put) my coat? 你把我的外套弄哪裡去了? 你給藏起來了嗎?
She just hasn't known what to do with herself (= how to keep herself busy) since she retired. 自從退休以後,她一直都不知道該幹些甚麽。
do sth about sth

to take action to deal with something

It's a global problem - what can individuals do about it? 這是全球性的問題——個人能為此做些甚麼?
do well/badly by sb formal

to treat someone well or badly


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do verb (ACT)

[ I or T ] to act or take action

Stop arguing with me, Daryl, and do as you're told! 別再和我爭辯了,達裡爾,叫你幹甚麽你就幹甚麽!
She told me not to ask any questions, just to do as she did. 她叫我不要問任何問題,只管像她那樣去幹就行了。
"Was it wrong of me to go to the police?" "Oh no, I'm sure you did right/did the right thing." 「我去找員警不對嗎?」「哦,不,我肯定你幹的沒錯。」
You'd do well to take some professional advice on this matter. 在這件事上聽聽專業人士的意見會大有裨益。

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do verb (CONNECTED)

to do with

B2 connected with

"Why did you want to talk to me?" "Well, it's to do with a complaint that's been made about your work." 「爲甚麽你要跟我談話?」「因爲這涉及到一件對你工作的投訴。」
"But I didn't have any money." "What does that have to do with it? You still shouldn't have taken my wallet without asking me." 「可是我沒有錢了。」「那和這件事有甚麽關係?你還是不應該不問自取拿走我的錢包呀。」
She refused to have anything (more) to do with him after he was arrested for drinking and driving. 自從他因酒後駕車被捕後,她就拒絕與他(再)有任何聯繫。
"I thought I should tell you I saw your son smoking today." "Mind your own business! What my son does has nothing to do with you!" 「我今天看見你兒子抽煙了,我覺得應該把這件事告訴你。」「你還是管好自己的事吧,行不行?我兒子做甚麽和你一點關係都沒有!」

do verb (DEAL WITH)

A1 [ T ] to deal with or be responsible for something

Lucia is going to do the publicity for the school play. 露西婭將負責這部校園劇的宣傳工作。
If they ask any awkward questions, just let me do the talking. 一旦他們提出棘手的問題,就讓我來負責回答。

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do verb (STUDY)

A1 [ T ] UK to study a subject

Diane did anthropology at university. 戴安娜在大學讀的是人類學。

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do verb (SOLVE)

[ T ] to solve or find the answer to something

to do a puzzle 玩智力遊戲
I've never been able to do crosswords. 我從來不會玩填字遊戲。

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do verb (MAKE)

A2 [ T ] to make, produce, or create something

I can't go out tonight - I've got to do my history paper. 今晚我不能出去——我得把歷史課的論文寫出來。
[ + two objects ] UK Can you do me 20 photocopies of this report/do 20 photocopies of this report for me? 你能把這份報告給我複印20份嗎?

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do verb (FINISH)

UK [ I ] If you say that you have done with something or someone, or have done performing a particular action, you mean that you have finished what you were doing with something or someone, or what you were saying to someone, or that you have finished the action.

Have you done with those scissors yet? 你用完剪刀了嗎?
Where are you going? I haven't done with you yet (= I am still talking to you). 你到底想去哪裡?我跟你還沒說完呢。
[ + -ing verb ] I haven't done talking to you yet. 我跟你還沒說完呢。


B1 [ I or T ] to clean something, or make something look neat and attractive

I cooked the dinner so you can do (= wash) the dishes. 我做了晚飯,所以你來洗碗吧。
do your hair/make-up/nails 做頭髮/化妝/修指甲
UK I want to do (= clean) the living room this afternoon. 今天下午我要打掃一下客廳。

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do verb (ARRANGE)

[ T ] mainly UK to arrange something

You've done those flowers beautifully. 你把那些花兒插得真漂亮。
Can anyone here do (= tie) bow-ties? 這裡有人會打領結嗎?

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do verb (TRAVEL)

[ T ] to travel a particular distance or to travel at a particular speed

It's an old car and it's done over 80,000 miles. 這是一輛舊車,已經跑了八萬多英里。
My new car does 50 miles to the gallon (= uses one gallon of fuel to travel 50 miles) 我的新車一加侖汽油能跑50英里/一升汽油能跑30公里。
He was caught doing 80 miles an hour. 我們以每小時150公里的速度在高速公路上行駛。

[ T ] to complete a journey

We did the journey to Boston in five hours. 我們用五小時走完了到威爾士的路程。

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C1 [ I or T ] mainly UK to be acceptable, suitable, or enough

Will this room do or would you prefer one with a shower? 這個房間行嗎?還是你想要個帶淋浴間的房間?
This kind of behaviour just won't do. 這種行爲根本不能接受。
[ + to infinitive ] It doesn't do to criticize your parents. 不可以批評父母。
I don't have any grapefruit juice, but I've got some orange juice. Will that do (you)? 我沒有葡萄柚汁,但有一些柳橙汁。(你)要嗎?
"Is that enough potato, or would you like some more?" "That'll do (= be enough for) me, thanks." 「那些馬鈴薯夠嗎?你還要嗎?」「我要那些就夠了,謝謝。」

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do verb (CAUSE TO HAVE)

[ T ] to provide or sell something, or to cause someone to have something

They are doing a special offer - three for the price of two. 現在他們正在特價優惠中,花兩件的價錢可以買三件。
Do you do travel insurance as well as flights? 除了飛行以外你們提供旅遊保險嗎?
The bar only does food at lunchtimes, not in the evenings. 這家酒館只在午飯時提供食物,晚飯時沒有。

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do verb (COOK)

[ T ] to cook or prepare food

Who's doing the food for your party? 誰爲你的派對準備食品?
[ + two objects ] UK I'll do you some scrambled eggs. 我來給你做點炒雞蛋。

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do verb (MANAGE)

B1 [ I usually + adverb ] to develop or continue with the stated amount of success

How is Mary doing in her new job/school? 瑪麗在新的工作崗位上表現/在新學校裡學得怎麽樣?
Both the new mother and her baby are doing very well. 産婦和新生兒目前都狀況良好。
Are your roses doing all right this year? 今年你的玫瑰長得好嗎?
Many small businesses are doing badly because of the economic situation. 由於目前的經濟形勢,很多商店都處於慘淡經營的狀態。
I did pretty well when I traded in my car - they gave me a good price for it. 我做的折舊貼換新車很划算——他們給我的舊車出了個好價錢。
Alexa has done well for herself (= has achieved great personal success), getting such a highly paid job. 亞曆克莎得到這樣一份高薪的工作,幹得真不錯。

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do verb (PLAY)

[ T ] to perform a play or to play the part of a character

The children are doing a play at the end of term. 期末孩子們要演戲。
She's done all the important Shakespearean roles except for Lady Macbeth. 她扮演過莎士比亞戲劇中除馬克白夫人以外的所有重要角色。
I hope she doesn't do a Helen (= do what Helen did) and get divorced six months after her wedding. 我希望她不要像海倫那樣結婚六個月就離婚。

do verb (VISIT)

[ T ] informal to visit the interesting places in a town or country, or to look around an interesting place

We didn't get to do Nice when we were in France. 我們在法國時沒能去尼斯遊覽。

do verb (STEAL)

[ T ] UK informal to enter a building illegally and steal from it

Our house was done while we were away. 我們外出時家中失竊了。

do verb (CHEAT)

[ T ] UK informal to cheat someone

$50 for that old bike! You've been done! 那輛舊腳踏車花了50美元!你上當了!
He did me for a thousand quid for that car. 他那輛汽車騙了我1000英鎊。

do verb (PRISON)

[ T ] informal to spend time in prison

He did three years for his part in the robbery. 他因參與搶劫坐了三年牢。
If you're not careful you'll end up doing time again. 如果不小心你還會再進監獄。

do verb (PUNISH)

[ T ] mainly UK informal to punish someone

If you mess with me again, I'll do you good and proper. 你如果再跟我搗亂,我可要好好治治你了。
I got done (= stopped by the police) for speeding on my way home last night. 昨晚回家時,我超速駕駛被員警截住了。

do verb (TAKE DRUG)

[ T ] informal to take an illegal drug

How long have you been doing heroin? 你服用海洛因有多久了?
I don't do drugs. 我不吸毒。

do verb (HAPPEN)

be doing UK informal

to be happening

This town is so boring in the evening - there's never anything doing. 晚上這座城鎮很無聊——從來都沒有甚麽事情發生。

donoun [ C ]

uk /duː/ us /duː/ plural dos

do noun [ C ] (TREATMENT)

UK informal a way of treating people

There are no special privileges for the managers - we believe in fair dos all round (= equal treatment for everyone) in this company. 經理沒有任何特權——在這間公司裡我們講究人人平等。
It's a poor do (= a bad/unfair situation) when a so-called developed country can't even provide homes for all its citizens.

do noun [ C ] (PARTY)

mainly UK informal a party or other social event

Colin's having a bit of a do for his 50th birthday.
It was one of those dos where nobody really knew each other. 那是一次來賓們相互都不認識的社交活動。

do noun [ C ] (HAIR)

US a hairdo


donoun [ S ]

also doh uk /dəʊ/ us /doʊ/

the first note of the sol-fa musical scale

Would you sing me a do, please? 請給我唱個哆音好嗎?

(Translation of “do” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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