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Translation of "do" - English-Portuguese dictionary

do

verb   /duː/ ( present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action fazer Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity fazer She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something fazer Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is ir, estar “How is your niece doing?” “She’s doing really well, thanks.”
A1 UK to study a subject estudar Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc.
A1 to perform a job in the house fazer a limpeza, a comida, etc. 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 o que faz?, no que trabalha? “What do you do?” “I’m a doctor.”
do badly/well
B1 to not succeed, or to succeed dar-se mal/bem Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc.
B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice fazer o cabelo, a maquiagem, etc. 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 fazer o cabelo, a maquiagem, etc. I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something
to be related to something ter a ver com alguém/algo She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something
to be related to something estar relacionado a algo Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good
to have a good effect on someone fazer o bem a alguém A holiday would do you good.
will do
will be satisfactory será suficiente You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something
to need or want someone or something precisar de alguém/algo, querer alguém/algo I could do with a few days off work.
Translations of “do”
in Arabic يَعْمَل, يَقوم بِعَمَل, يُحَضِّر…
in Korean (어떤 행위를) 하다, (운동이나 활동을) 하다, (만드는 일을) 하다…
in Malaysian tidak, ada, datang…
in French Je pensais qu’elle ne viendrait pas, mais elle est venue quand même, ”do” s’emploie avec le verbe principal après les mots suivants“seldom”…
in Turkish icra etmek, etmek, yapmak…
in Italian fare, andare, cavarsela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打掃/整理, 打掃,清潔, 整理…
in Russian делать, работать, готовить…
in Polish robić, jechać, pędzić…
in Vietnamese trợ động từ, nhấn mạnh hành động, trả lời ngắn…
in Spanish se usa junto a otro verbo para formar preguntas y frases negativas, se añade conjugado al final de una frase para convertirla en pregunta, se usa para evitar repetir el verbo recién empleado…
in Thai กริยาช่วยสำหรับประโยคคำถามและปฏิเสธ, ใช้เน้น, ใช้ย่อความที่มาข้างหน้า…
in German Hilfsverb in Fragen und bei Verneinung, Hilfsverb zur Betonung, statt Wiederholung des Verbs…
in Catalan fer, s’utilitza per a preguntar com li va a algú, estudiar…
in Japanese (行動)をする, (活動)を行う, ~を作る…
in Indonesian kata bantu, benar-benar, melakukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打扫/整理, 打扫,清洁, 整理…
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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