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verb (does , past tense did , past participle done , present participle doing )
1 to carry out, perform or commit something.
2 to finish or complete something.
3 tr & intr to be enough or suitable (for) That will do for me That will do me .
4 to work at or study Are you doing maths?
5 intr to be in a particular state Business is doing well .
6 to put in order or arrange.
7 intr to act or behave.
8 to provide something as a service do lunches .
9 to bestow (honour, etc).
10 to cause or produce.
11 to travel (a distance).
12 to travel at (a speed).
13 colloq to be an improvement or enhancement to something or someone This dress doesn't do much for my figure .
14 colloq to cheat someone.
15 colloq to copy the behaviour of someone; to mimic them.
16 to visit (a place, etc) as a tourist.
17 colloq to ruin something Now he's done it!
18 colloq to assault or injure someone Tell me, or I'll do you .
19 colloq to spend (time) in prison.
20 colloq to convict someone.
21 intr , colloq to happen There was nothing doing .
22 slang to take (drugs).
auxiliary verb
1 used in questions and negative statements or commands, as in Do you smoke? , I don't like wine and Don't do that!
2 used to avoid repetition of a verb, as in She eats as much as I do and She comes here every day , does she?
3 used for emphasis, as in She does know you've arrived .
noun (dos or do's ) colloq
1 a party or other gathering.
2 something done as a rule or custom dos and don'ts .
3 a violent scene; a fracas.
[Anglo-Saxon don ]
could do with something or someone would benefit from having them.
have or be to do with someone or something
1 said of a thing, event, etc: to be related to or connected with something else What has that to do with your question? It has nothing to do with me .
2 said of a person: to be partly or wholly responsible for something I had nothing to do with the arrangement .
do away with someone or something
1 to murder them.
2 to abolish (an institution, etc).
do for someone colloq
1 to do household cleaning for them.
2 to defeat, ruin or kill them.
do someone or something down to speak of them or it as if unimportant or not very good.
do someone in colloq
1 to kill them.
2 to exhaust them.
do something out to clear out (a room, etc); to decorate it.
do someone out of something to deprive them of it, especially by trickery.
do someone over slang
1 to rob them.
2 to attack or injure them.
do oneself up to dress up.
do something up colloq
1 to repair, clean or improve the decoration of a building, etc.
2 to fasten it; to tie or wrap it up.
do without something to manage without it.

do The use of do as a substitute for have in sentences such as I have a more demanding job than you do is sometimes regarded as poor style, and is best avoided in formal contexts.



do pronunciación 2 see doh


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pull
verb (pulled , pulling )
1 tr & intr to grip something or someone strongly and draw or force it or them towards oneself; to tug or drag.
2 (also pull something out or up) to remove or extract (a cork, tooth, weeds, etc) with this action.
3 to operate (a trigger, lever or switch) with this action.
4 to draw (a trailer, etc).
5 to open or close (curtains or a blind).
6 (often pull something on someone) to produce (a weapon) as a threat to them.
7 a tr & intr to row;
b intr (often pull away, off, etc ) said of a boat: to be rowed or made to move in a particular direction.
8 to draw (beer, etc) from a cask by operating a lever.
9 intr
a said of a driver or vehicle: to steer or move (in a specified direction) pulled right ;
b said of a vehicle or its steering: to go or direct (towards a specified direction), usually because of some defect.
10 sport in golf, football, etc: to strike (a ball) incorrectly, causing it to veer away from its intended course.
11 cricket to hit (a short-pitched ball) in front of the wicket on the leg side.
12 to execute strokes with (an oar) in rowing.
13 intr said of an engine or vehicle: to produce the required propelling power.
14 (usu pull at or on something) to inhale and exhale smoke from (a cigarette, etc); to draw or suck at it.
15 to attract (a crowd, votes, etc).
16 to strain (a muscle or tendon).
17 printing to print (a proof).
18 tr & intr , slang to pick up (a sexual partner).
noun
1 an act of pulling.
2 attraction; attracting force.
3 useful influence has some pull with the education department .
4 a drag at a pipe; a swallow of liquor, etc.
5 a tab, etc for pulling.
6 a stroke made with an oar.
7 printing a proof.
8 slang a sexual partner, especially a casual one.
[Anglo-Saxon pullian to pluck, draw or pull]
pull a fast one to trick or cheat someone.
pull something apart or to pieces
1 to rip or tear it; to reduce it to pieces.
2 to criticize it severely.
pull one's punches to be deliberately less hard-hitting than one might be.
pull the other one a dismissive expression used by the speaker to indicate that they are not being fooled by what has just been said.
pull someone up short
1 to check someone, often oneself.
2 to take them aback. Other idioms containing -pull- can be found under one of the other significant words, eg pull someone's leg is under leg.
pull ahead of or away from someone or something
1 to get in front of them or it; to gain a lead over them or it.
2 to leave them or it behind.
pull something back to withdraw it or make it withdraw or retreat.
pull something down to demolish (a building, etc).
pull in
1 said of a train: to arrive and halt at a station.
2 said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of the road.
pull someone in colloq to arrest them.
pull something in slang to make (money), especially a large amount.
pull something off colloq to arrange or accomplish it successfully pull off a deal .
pull something on to put on (an item of clothing) hastily.
pull out
1 to withdraw from combat, or from a competition, project, etc. See also pull-out.
2 intr said of a driver or vehicle: to move away from the kerb or into the centre of the road to overtake.
pull over said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of or off the road and stop.
pull round or through to recover from an illness.
pull together to work together towards a common aim; to co-operate.
pull up said of a driver, vehicle or horse: to stop.
pull someone up to criticize them or tell them off.
pull up on or with someone or something to catch up with or draw level with them or it.
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