Translation of "do" - English-Portuguese dictionary

do

auxiliary verb uk strong /duː/ weak // (present participle doing, past tense did, past participle done)

A1 used with another verb to form questions and negative phrases

usado com outro verbo para formar frases interrogativas e negativas
Do you need any help?
I don’t know.

A2 used at the end of a sentence to make it into a question

usado no final de uma frase para formar a forma interrogativa
Sarah lives near here, doesn’t she?

B1 used to avoid repeating a verb that has just been used

usado para evitar a repetição de um verbo que já foi usado anteriormente
“I hate that song.” “So do I.”

used to make the main verb stronger

usado para deixar o verbo principal mais forte
He does like you – he’s just shy.

(Translation of “do auxiliary verb” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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