The Magic Do
The Magic Do (Meanings of Do)
1- Action: What are you doing?
2- Behave/ act: Do as you are told.
3- Success: How is the business doing?
4- Perform/ work: I have a lot of things to do.
5- Task: wash/clean: I did the dishes.
6- Tasks mentioned: I’m doing the ironing.
7- Job: What do you do?
8- Learn/ study: I’m doing physics.
9- Solve: I can’t do this sum.
10- Produce / Make: I’ll do you a copy.
11- Perform: They are doing “Hamlet” next month.
12- Copy: Can you do an Isfahani accent?
13- Finish: I have done it.
14- Travel: How many miles did you do?
15- Complete a trip: We did the round trip in 2 hours.
16- Speed: The car was doing 90 miles per hour.
17- Visit: We did Tokyo in 3 day.
18- Spend: She did a year at college.
19- Cut the hair: The hairdresser did me at 3 o’clock.
20- Suitable: This jacket won’t do for the party.
21- Enough: Will $20 do?
22- Cook: How would you like your steak done?
23- Cheat: We have been done.
24- Punish: She got done for speeding.
25- Fasten: Do your shoes.
26- Emphasize: I do go to see him.
27- Rob: The gangs did the bank.
28- Take: They don’t do drugs.
29- Open: I undid the box.
30- Cancel the effect of: He undid most of the good work of the previous manager.
31- Fail: The team was undone by the opponents.
32- Down fall / Ruin: That one mistake was his undoing.
33- Edit: We occasionally undo some programs.
34- Upset: She has come undone.
35- Unsatisfactory: It really won’t do.
36- Look attractive: That doesn’t do any thing for her.
37- Announce: I do the weather report on KNTV.