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    #1

    do play

    mm

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    #2

    Re: do play

    Hmm?

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    #3

    Re: do play

    Excuse me!
    Could you tell me, why English people use I do play tennis.
    Thank you
    Last edited by lady_bird13; 15-May-2011 at 22:32.

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    #4

    Re: do play

    You can say "I play tennis." The "do" is added for emphasis, especially to contradict.

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