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Korean translation of “do”

do

auxiliary verb
 
strong /duː/ weak // (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.
(Definition of do auxiliary verb from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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