Tue, 4 November 2014
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What’s the difference between do and make in English?
Do you make something, or do you do it?
Today, in #3 of our Top 15 Fixes, we talk about the difficulty of distinguishing when to use these two verbs!
Many English learners have difficulty using do and make, often because they are directly translating from their own language. But native English speakers make it even more difficult. Even though there are some basic rules for using these verbs, native speakers tend to break them.
Make usually means to create something, from the ground up. Some examples include:
Do usually relates more to a responsibility, an action or a job. Some examples include:
Other Entries in the 15 Fixes Series:
What do you make?
What do you do?
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Direct download: AEE_213_Do_Yourself_a_Favor_-_Learn_Make_vs._Do_in_English.mp3
Category:All Ears English -- posted at: 1:00am EDT