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Rafael

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2020.04.21 04:29
MAKE or DO? When to use? 👨🏻‍🏫

1: We use 'make' when we create or construct something. For example:

She made a cake.
I've made us some coffee.
Did you really make those trousers?

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

What did you do at the weekend?
I didn't do anything yesterday.
She's fed up with doing everything herself. She needs some help.
Are you doing anything interesting during the holidays?

MAKE: It’s related to “create something”
DO: It’s related to “actions” at all

NOTE: 'What do you do?' means 'what's your job?'

3: There are many fixed expressions with 'make' and 'do'. Unfortunately, they don't really follow any useful rules, so you have to learn them.
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  • Mateo F. 2020.04.21 04:32

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    Thanks 🤚 i would like to practice with you
  • Jhon Cardozo 2020.04.21 04:34

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    Thank you Rafael!
  • Jeremy Wang 2020.04.21 04:34

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    wow,could you teach how to learn "make up","make on",and add "off,down,and so on".Thanks
  • Joel Cabada 2020.04.21 04:42

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    Thanks
  • Luis Gabriel Mon 2020.04.21 04:54

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    @Rafael Thanks my friend
  • Zuri 2020.04.21 05:13

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    Thanks so much😄
  • Alex 2020.04.21 05:25

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    Like this one: I make drills to improve my English I do exercises to improve my skills. Correct me if I am wrong

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