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