Expressions with 'do'

[English collocations with 'do' // Kolokacje angielskie z 'do']

In this week's vocabulary lesson, the phrase "do sb a favour" is used. It is a good example of an idiomatic phrase which uses the verb "do" with a noun. These phrases are sometimes difficult to remember, as there is confusion whether to use "do" or "make".

Today, let's try to remember some of the typical phrases with "do":

do business: He is very honest and it is a pleasure to do business with him.

do your best: I don't care if you win or not, but I want you to do your best!

do housework: My husband is staying at home with our daughter these days, so he does most of the housework.

do the dishes: I cooked dinner, so Matt will do the dishes.

do your hair: I love your haircut! Who does your hair?

do good: Come on, drink this. It will do you good.

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