Collocations with DO: 42 Useful Expressions with DO

Collocations with DO! List of common collocations and expressions with DO in English with example sentences and ESL pictures to improve your English.

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Collocations with DO

List of Expressions with DO

  • Do a course
  • Do a deal
  • Do a favour
  • Do a good/great/terrible job
  • Do a report
  • Do anything/something/everything
  • Do badly
  • Do better
  • Do business
  • Do the crossword
  • Do damage
  • Do exercise
  • Do experiments
  • Do good
  • Do gymnastics
  • Do harm
  • Do homework
  • Do laundry
  • Do nothing
  • Do research
  • Do someone a favour
  • Do something right
  • Do something wrong
  • Do sums
  • Do the cleaning
  • Do the cooking
  • Do the dishes
  • Do the housework
  • Do the ironing
  • Do the math
  • Do the maximum
  • Do the minimum
  • Do the paperwork
  • Do the right thing
  • Do the shopping
  • Do the washing up
  • Do well
  • Do work
  • Do your best
  • Do your duty
  • Do someone’s hair
  • Do your makeup

Examples of Collocations with DO

Do a course

  • I want to do a course in Math.

Do a deal

  • The unions are ready to do a deal over pay.

Do a favour

  • Couldn’t you do a favour and leave me alone?

Do a good/great/terrible job

  • He may be able to do a good job, but I doubt it.

Do a report

  • Could you do a report for me?

Do anything/something/everything

  • You can’t do everything by yourself – let me help you.

Do badly

  • Children do badly at school for a variety of reasons.

Do better

  • We’ll do better next time, I’m sure.

Do business

  • It’s been a pleasure to do business with you.

Do the crossword

  • I like to sit down and do the crossword.

Do damage

  • Did the flood do much damage?

Do exercise

  • I really enjoy doing exercise every day.

Do experiments

  • In my business, we have to do experiments every day.

Do good

  • If I do good next year, I can come out then.

Do gymnastics

  • We don’t do gymnastics at school.

Do harm

  • Drugs can do harm to you.

Do homework

  • I like to do homework.

Do laundry

  • She loves to do laundry.

Do nothing

  • I can do nothing about it.

Do research

  • He stayed on at university to do research.

Do someone a favour

  • Could you do me a favour and pass these sandwiches round?

Do something right

  • I did something right at work

Do something wrong

  • He did something wrong and felt bad

Do sums

  • Calculators were forbidden until students could do sums in their heads.

Do the cleaning

  • It’s your turn to do the cleaning.

Do the cooking

  • I don’t mind eating in if you do the cooking.

Do the dishes

  • He often helps his wife do the dishes.

Do the housework

  • We take it in turns to do the housework.

Do the ironing

  • I have to do the ironing, and there’s lots of it.

Do the math

  • Why do you have no savings? You do the math.

Do the maximum

  • I’ll just do the maximum possible and I am happy with that.

Do the minimum

  • He thought he was smart to save everything and do the minimum.

Do the paperwork

  • I’ll do the paperwork, even if she stays less than a month.

Do the right thing

  • He was relying on his bosses to do the right thing.

Do the shopping

  • I always do the shopping on a Monday.

Do the washing up

  • It’s your turn to do the washing up!

Do well

  • A business can’t do well without good management.

Do work

  • Students do work experience in local firms.

Do your best

  • It doesn’t matter if you fail, just do your best.

Do your duty

  • Do your duty without regard to the consequences.

Do someone’s hair

  • She was sitting in front of the mirror doing her hair.

Do your makeup

  • How long does it take you to do your makeup?

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Van Mui Nguyen
Van Mui Nguyen
2 years ago

It’s very useful for me at this moment> Thanks so much!

Oshaq Rajper
Oshaq Rajper
2 years ago

Very informative

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12 days ago
Reply to  baggly

Nuan patut madah trima kasih ngagai iya auk,anang carut iya,Laban iya bantu kitai,enti dik ndak nemu nerima kasih,Anang jakuk jak😌

Last edited 12 days ago by Andrew
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