English definition of “do”
strong /duː/ weak /də/ auxiliary verb
QUESTIONS/NEGATIVES › used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases: Do you need any help? When does the next bus leave? I don't know.
MAKE QUESTION › used in a phrase at the end of a sentence to make it into a question: Sarah lives near here, doesn't she? That doesn't make any sense, does it?
AVOID REPEATING › used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used: "I hate that song." "So do I." My sister reads a lot more than I do.
EMPHASIZE › used to emphasize the main verb: He does like you, he's just shy. Do come and visit us soon.