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Russian translation of “do”

do

verb
 
 
/duː/ (past tense did, past participle done)
ACTION/JOB [T] A1 to perform an action or job
делать, работать
Go upstairs and do your homework. What are you doing this weekend? What does she do? (= What is her job?) Acting and actsDealing with things or peoplePerforming a functionFunctioning
MAKE [T] A2 to make or prepare something
делать, готовить
Our printer only does black and white copies. Max's Cafe does great sandwiches.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovationProviding and serving mealsPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
do badly/well, etc B1 to be unsuccessful/successful, etc
успешно/плохо и т. д. справляться с чем-либо
Sam did very well in her exams.Performing a functionFunctioningSuccessful (things or people)
do biology/French/history, etc UK A1 to study biology/French/history, etc
изучать биологию/французский/историю и т. д.
Knowing and learning
do your hair/make-up, etc B1 to make your hair/make-up, etc look nice
делать прическу/макияж и т. д.
Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
do sb good B2 to have a good effect on someone
приносить пользу, оказывать благотворное влияние
A holiday would do you good.Performing a functionFunctioningBeing suitable or unsuitableBecoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
do damage/harm, etc B2 to cause damage/harm, etc
приносить ущерб/вред и т. д.
Luckily the fire didn't do much damage.Being suitable or unsuitable
will do will be satisfactory
годиться, быть подходящим
You don't have to pay now, next week will do.Being suitable or unsuitableCoping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
SPEED [T] to travel at a particular speed
ехать с определенной скоростью
For most of the journey we were doing 70 miles an hour.Travelling
(Definition of do verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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