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    #1

    I do do that

    We say. "I do eat that" or "I did eat that". Can we say "He does do that" or "I do do that"?

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    #2

    Re: I do do that

    All four of your examples are grammatically correct and could be used in the right context.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: I do do that

    Yes, you can.
    You use does/do/did in front of a verb for emphasis.

    not a teacher

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    #4

    Re: I do do that

    I would try very hard to rephrase a sentence before using "do do".

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