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Japanese translation of “do”

do

verb
 
/duː/ (present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action
(行動)をする
Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity
(活動)を行う
She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something
~を作る, ~を準備する
Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is
~だ(人の状態について話す時に使う)
“How is your niece doing?” “She’s doing really well, thanks.”
A1 UK to study a subject
~を専攻する
Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc. A1 to perform a job in the house
掃除する、料理する等
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
お仕事は何ですか
“What do you do?” “I’m a doctor.”
do badly/well B1 to not succeed, or to succeed
あまりよくできない/うまくやる
Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc. B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice
髪形を整える、化粧をする等
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
髪形を整える、化粧をする等
I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something to be related to something
~に関係がある
She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something to be related to something
~に関係がある
Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good to have a good effect on someone
(人)にいい影響がある
A holiday would do you good.
will do will be satisfactory
~でもいい
You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something to need or want someone or something
(人、物)がほしい
I could do with a few days off work.
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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