The word ‘do’ can mean many different things. As a verb, some meanings include perform an action or complete something.
- I’m doing a 10 mile run tomorrow. (perform an action)
- I’ve done my homework. (complete something)
Do is an irregular verb. The past tense is did and the past participle is done.
phrasal verbs with do
Phrasal verbs with ‘do’ include:
- Do away with (remove)
- Do over (attack)
- Do up (fasten, decorate)
- Do without (manage without something)
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘do’ in more detail and see some examples in use.
idioms with verbs – DO
Did you know that many idiomatic expressions (idioms) in English also contain a lot of verbs? Just like phrasal verbs, idioms are a major part of the English language (slang in particular). They are used constantly amongst native English speakers and are handy to know and understand.
Now you’ve learnt all the phrasal verbs with do, how about learning the idioms with do too?