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do

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