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    Default grammar

    When do you use MAKE and when do you use DO?

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    Default

    Do + activity
    Make + result

    Not a 100% definition, but pretty close.

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    Default Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by vdowbley
    When do you use MAKE and when do you use DO?
    In addition, here's a trick you can use:

    Use "do" for work and "make" for create, like this,

    Do your homework. (DO work)
    Make dinner. (Create a meal)
    Do you hair. (DO work)
    Make a poster. (Create a piece of art)
    Do the dishes. (Do work)
    Make a phone call. (Create a connection)
    Do your exercises. (DO work)
    Make your bed. (Create a beautiful sleeping area)
    Do me a favor. (Do work)
    Make me happy. (Create a happy atmosphere)

    All the best, :D

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