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Translation of "do" - English-Italian dictionary

do

verb   /duː/ ( present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action fare Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity fare She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something fare Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is andare, cavarsela “How is your niece doing?” “She’s doing really well, thanks.”
A1 UK to study a subject studiare Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc.
A1 to perform a job in the house fare le pulizie, fare da mangiare, ecc. 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 che cosa fai, fa, ecc. di lavoro? “What do you do?” “I’m a doctor.”
do badly/well
B1 to not succeed, or to succeed riuscire male/bene Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc.
B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice farsi i capelli, il trucco, ecc. 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 farsi i capelli, il trucco, ecc. I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something
to be related to something avere a che fare con qualcosa She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something
to be related to something avere a che fare con qualcosa Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good
to have a good effect on someone fare bene a qualcuno, giovare a qualcuno A holiday would do you good.
will do
will be satisfactory essere sufficiente You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something
to need or want someone or something fare caso di qualcuno o qualcosa (espresso al condizionale) I could do with a few days off work.
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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