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do

auxiliary verb   strong /duː/ weak // ( present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases se usa junto a otro verbo para formar preguntas y frases negativas Do you need any help? I don’t know.
A2 used at the end of a sentence to make it into a question se añade conjugado al final de una frase para convertirla en pregunta Sarah lives near here, doesn’t she?
B1 used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used se usa para evitar repetir el verbo recién empleado ‘I hate that song.’ ‘So do I.’
used to make the main verb stronger se usa para añadir énfasis al verbo principal He does like you – he’s just shy.
verb   /duː/ ( present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)
A1 to perform an action hacer Go upstairs and do your homework.
A1 to perform a type of exercise or activity hacer She does yoga three times a week.
A2 to make or prepare something hacer Max’s Café does great sandwiches.
A2 used for talking or asking about how healthy, happy, or successful someone is se usa para preguntar cómo le va a alguien ‘How is your niece doing?’ ‘She’s doing really well, thanks.’
A1 UK to study a subject estudiar Diana did history at university.
do the cleaning, cooking, etc.
A1 to perform a job in the house limpiar, cocinar, 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 ¿en qué trabajas, trabaja, etc.? ‘What do you do?’ ‘I’m a doctor.’
do badly/well
B1 to not succeed, or to succeed no tener éxito/tener éxito Sam did very well in his exam.
do your hair, make-up, etc.
B1 to make your hair, make-up, etc. look nice peinarse, maquillarse, 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 peinarse, maquillarse, etc. I need to do my hair before we go out.
be/have to do with something
to be related to something tener que ver con algo She lacks confidence and I think that has to do with her childhood.
have to do with something
to be related to something tener que ver con algo Our profits are down, which has to do with poor sales.
do someone good
to have a good effect on someone venirle bien a alguien A holiday would do you good.
will do
will be satisfactory está bien You don’t have to pay now. Next week will do.
could do with someone/something
to need or want someone or something tener necesidad o ganas de alguien/algo I could do with a few days off work.
→  Phrasal verbs do something up , do with something , do without (someone/something)
noun [C] /duː/ ( plural dos)
dos and don’ts
normas, reglas →  See at
(Definition of do from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

do

verb /duː/ ( 3rd person singular present tense does /daz/, past tense did /did/, past participle done /dan/, negative short forms don’t /dount/, doesn’t /ˈdaznt/, didn’t /ˈdidnt/)
used with a more important verb in questions and negative statements 0 Do you smoke? I don’t know where he lives.
used with a more important verb for emphasis; /I did buy a ticket but I must have lost it; , Do sit down/ 0
used to avoid repeating a verb which comes immediately before 0 I thought she wouldn’t come, but she did.
used with a more important verb after seldom, rarely and little 0 Little did he know what was in store for him.
to carry out or perform hacer What shall I do? That was a terrible thing to do.
to manage to finish or complete hacer When you’ve done that, you can start on this We did a hundred kilometres in an hour.
to perform an activity concerning something hacer I’ve still got to do the washing We need to do the garden – it’s becoming overgrown.
to be enough or suitable for a purpose servir, ir bien, ser suficiente Will this piece of fish do two of us? That’ll do nicely Do you want me to look for a blue one or will a pink one do? Will next Saturday do for our next meeting?
to work at or study hacer, dedicarse, estudiar She’s doing sums He’s at university doing science.
to manage or prosper ir How’s your wife doing? My son is doing well at school.
to put in order or arrange arreglar She’s doing her hair.
to act or behave hacer, comportarse, actuar Why don’t you do as we do?
to give or show hacer The whole town gathered to do him honour.
to cause causar, hacer What damage did the storm do? It won’t do him any harm.
to see everything and visit everything in visitar They tried to do London in four days.
doer noun
a person who does something persona emprendedora/dinámica; malvado (evildoer) an evildoer a doer of good deeds.
doings noun plural
the things which a person does obras, hechos, acciones He tells me about all your doings.
done /dan/ adjective
finished or complete acabado, cumplido That’s that job done at last.
(of food) completely cooked and ready to eat hecho I don’t think the meat is quite done yet.
socially accepted que se acepta, que se hace It’s not the done thing to ask someone how much they earn.
do-it-yourself noun
(of) the art or practice of doing one’s own decorating, repairs etc (also DIY) bricolaje I’ve just bought a book on do-it-yourself so I can try to tile the bathroom (also adjective) a do-it-yourself job.
to-do
a fuss follón, lío, jaleo There has been a tremendous to-do about the missing papers.
I/he etc could be doing with / could do with
it would be better if I, he etc had or did (something) apetecer I could do with a cup of coffee.
do away with phrasal verb
to get rid of abolir, suprimir, eliminar, acabar con They did away with uniforms at that school years ago.
do for phrasal verb
to kill or cause the end of acabar con, matar That attack of flu almost did for him.
done for adjective
(informal ) ruined, defeated or about to be killed etc estar perdido The police are coming – run for it or we’re done for!
done in adjective
(informal) exhausted estar agotado/exhausto/destrozado/reventado He felt completely done in after runnng for the bus.
do out phrasal verb
(informal) to clean thoroughly limpiar a fondo The room’s tidy – I did it out yesterday.
do out of phrasal verb
(informal ) to prevent from getting, especially by using dishonest methods quitar, birlar My boss tried to do me out of a day’s holiday.
do’s and don’ts /dounts/
rules or advice for action reglas, normas If you want to lose weight, I can give you a list of do’s and don’ts.
do without phrasal verb
to manage without and accept the lack of pasar sin, arreglárselas sin, prescindir de We’ll just have to do without a phone If you’re too lazy to fetch the ice cream, you can just do without I can do without your opinion, if you don’t mind.
to do with
(with have) to have dealings with relacionarse con I never had anything to do with the neighbours.
(with have) to be involved in, especially to be (partly) responsible for tener que ver con The police asked him if he had had anything to do with the robbery.
(with have) to be connected with tener que ver con Has this decision anything to do with what I said yesterday?
(with beor have) to be about or concerned with tratarse de This letter is/has to do with Bill’s plans for the summer.
(with have) to be the concern of tener que ver con I’m sorry, but that question has nothing to do with me What has that (got) to do with him?
what are you etc doing with
why or how have you etc got qué estás etc haciendo con What are you doing with my umbrella?
what action are you etc taking about qué haces etc con What are they doing with the children during the day if they’re both working?
(Definition of do from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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