Translation of "do" - English-Russian dictionary


auxiliary verb uk strong /duː/ us weak // us

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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