Phrasal Verbs With 'Do'

We have 9 phrasal verb definition related to 'do'.

Do away with

Meaning:

Abolish, get rid of

Example:

The United Kingdom DID AWAY WITH the death penalty in 1965.

Do in

Meaning:

Kill

Example:

After he reported the gang, he feared they would DO him IN.

Do in

Meaning:

Exhaust, tire

Example:

Climbing that hill really DID them IN

Do out of

Meaning:

Cheat somebody out of something that is rightfully theirs

Example:

They lied on the reference and DID me OUT OF any chance of getting the job.

Do over

Meaning:

Do something again from the beginning, especially because you did it badly the first time

Example:

OK, we'll DO it OVER, but try to sing the right words this time.

Do up

Meaning:

Close or fasten clothes, etc.

Example:

You must DO UP your safety belt in the back of cars and taxis now.

Do up

Meaning:

Repair and renovate

Example:

It took them six months to DO UP the house before they could actually move in.

Do with

Meaning:

Wish for or ask for (usually after can or could)

Example:

I could DO WITH a cold beer about now.

Do without

Meaning:

Manage without something

Example:

There's no sugar, so you'll have to DO WITHOUT.


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