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Russian translation of “do”

do

auxiliary verb
 
 
strong /duː/ weak //
QUESTIONS/NEGATIVES A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases
вспом. гл., используемый при образовании вопрос. и отриц. предложений
Do you need any help? When does the next bus leave? I don't know.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
MAKE QUESTION A2 used in a phrase at the end of a sentence to make it into a question
вспом. гл., используемый при образовании разделит. вопросов
Sarah lives near here, doesn't she? That doesn't make any sense, does it?Question words and expressions
AVOID REPEATING B1 used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used
вспом. гл., используемый для выражения согласия с тем, что было сказано перед этим, во избежание повтора смыслового глагола
"I hate that song." "So do I." My sister reads a lot more than I do.
EMPHASIZE B2 used to emphasize the main verb
вспом. гл., используемый в эмфатической конструкции для усиления смыслового глагола
He does like you, he's just shy. Do come and visit us soon.Stressing and emphasizing
(Definition of do auxiliary verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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