Do and make


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Do and make by Mind Map: Do and make

1. do

1.1. We use 'do' for general activities. In this case, 'do' is often used with 'something', 'nothing', 'anything' or 'everything

1.2. Use DO

1.2.1. for actions, obligations, and repetitive tasks

1.3. DO generally refers to the action itself

1.4. examples

1.4.1. do homework

1.4.2. do a job

1.4.3. do the dishes

1.4.4. do housework

1.4.5. do exercise

1.5. Expressions

1.5.1. do good

1.5.2. do right

1.5.3. do wrong

1.5.4. do damage

1.5.5. do one’s best

1.5.6. do a favor

1.5.7. do justice

1.5.8. do research

1.5.9. do harm

1.5.10. do business

1.5.11. do wonders

1.6. sentences

1.6.1. After I got home from the office, I was too tired to do the housework. kk

1.6.2. I have to go home and do some chores this afternoon

1.6.3. We do business with clients in fifteen countries

1.6.4. I do at least half an hour of exercise every day

1.6.5. I can’t go out this weekend – I have to do some work on an extra project

1.6.6. I’m doing a report on the history of American foreign policy

1.6.7. She did a good job organizing the party.

2. make

2.1. We use 'make' when we create or construct something

2.2. Use MAKE

2.2.1. for creating or producing something, and for actions you choose to do

2.3. MAKE usually refers to the result

2.4. examples

2.4.1. make breakfast/lunch/dinner

2.4.2. make a dress

2.4.3. make furniture

2.5. Expressions

2.5.1. make a decision

2.5.2. make a choice

2.5.3. make a plan

2.5.4. make arrangements

2.5.5. make an appointment

2.5.6. make a mistake

2.5.7. make money

2.5.8. make an excuse

2.5.9. make an effort

2.5.10. make an attempt

2.5.11. make fun of

2.5.12. make a phone call

2.5.13. make a confession

2.6. sentences

2.6.1. I’m making dinner – it’ll be ready in about ten minutes.

2.6.2. I made a salad for the family picnic.

2.6.3. I enjoy my job, but I don’t make very much money

2.6.4. Please excuse me – I need to make a phone call

2.6.5. We made a complaint with our internet provider about their terrible service, but we still haven’t heard back from them.