Translation of "do" - English-Korean dictionary

do

auxiliary verb uk strong /duː/ us /du/ weak // us /du/ present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done

A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases

다른 동사와 함께 쓰여 의문문이나 부정문을 만든다
Do you need any help?
I don’t know.

A2 used at the end of a sentence to make it into a question

부가 의문문을 만들때 쓰인다
Sarah lives near here, doesn’t she?

B1 used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used

이미 사용된 동사의 반복을 피하기 위해 그 대신 쓰인다
‘I hate that song.’ ‘So do I.’

used to make the main verb stronger

본동사를 강조하기 위해 쓰인다
He does like you – he’s just shy.
verb uk /duː/ us /du/ present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done

A1 to perform an action

(어떤 행위를) 하다
Go upstairs and do your homework.

A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity

(운동이나 활동을) 하다
She does yoga three times a week.

A2 to make or prepare something

(만드는 일을) 하다
Max’s Café does great sandwiches.

A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is

(건강, 성공, 행복함, 등에 대해) 하다
‘How is your niece doing?’ ‘She’s doing really well, thanks.’

A1 UK to study a subject

공부하다
Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc.

A1 to perform a job in the house

(집안일을) 하다
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

(직업으로 일을) 하다
‘What do you do?’ ‘I’m a doctor.’
do badly/well

B1 to not succeed, or to succeed

(잘) 하다
Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc.

B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice

(머리, 화장 등을) 하다
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

(머리, 화장 등을) 하다
I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something

to be related to something

-와 관계가 있는
She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something

to be related to something

-와 관계가 있는
Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good

to have a good effect on someone

이롭다
A holiday would do you good.
will do

will be satisfactory

그정도면 됐다
You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something

to need or want someone or something

-할 필요가 있다
I could do with a few days off work.

(Translation of “do” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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