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    Question Do and make - how can use......?

    Please, someone can help me that How can I use the verbs Do and Make for correctly .
    like do the cooking make a noise
    do the shopping make the bed

    Could u tell me why it so . Thankfull

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    Default Re: Do and make - how can use......?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ngoc Du View Post
    Please, someone can help me that How can I use the verbs Do and Make for correctly .
    like do the cooking make a noise
    do the shopping make the bed

    Could u tell me why it so . Thankfull
    Try to remember them by heart.

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    Default Re: Do and make - how can use......?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ngoc Du View Post
    Please, someone can help me that How can I use the verbs Do and Make for correctly .
    like do the cooking make a noise
    do the shopping make the bed
    Could u tell me why it so . Thankfull
    This suffix has one L -beautiful, grateful, careful.

    Hi, Ngoc,
    Unfortunately, we have to learn collocations by rote. Here's the list provided by BobK, one of our moderators, a very helpful person.
    DO - MAKE
    Make amends
    Make tracks
    Make peace
    Make friends
    Make as if to do something (in very informal usage, make like)
    Make a mistake
    Make a promise
    Make a proposal
    Make a mistake
    Make a <noun> [where the object is a tangible thing : e.g. make a cathedral out of match-sticks, make a fire, make a cake etc.]
    Make a fool of someone
    Make an example of someone
    Make an exception
    Make preparations
    Make a picnic (note: this means prepare, not have)
    Make a mountain out of a mole-hill
    Make whoopee (informal – have a good time)
    Make do (do the best you can in the circumstances)
    Make the most of…
    Make hay while the sun shines
    Make the right noises (say appropriate things, without necessarily meaning them)
    Make something <verb> (e.g. What makes some people do that? What makes him tick?)
    Make a move
    Make restitution
    Make a gesture
    Make enemies (not always the opposite of make friends: Make friends with someone/make an enemy of someone)
    Make little/much of …
    Make a big thing of …
    Make a pretence of…
    Make believe
    Make a bow
    Make a curtsey
    Make a point of …
    Make haste
    Do the honours

    Do your best
    Do what you can
    Do the rounds
    Do a favour
    Do a disservice (but offer or provide a service – rarely do a service)
    Do me the honour of…
    Do me the courtesy of…
    Do the right thing
    Do right by somebody
    Do an injustice [specific] (not do a justice, but dispense or administer or mete out
    justice [general])
    Do <abstract noun> (e.g. Do community work, do service)
    Do battle with …
    Do penance
    Do time (more formally serve time – spend time as a prisoner)
    Do your duty
    Do homage (often pay homage)
    Do a caricature/drawing/painting etc. (or draw a diagram, paint a picture)

    Best wishes

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