make ou do?

“make” ou “do”?

MAKE ou DO?

Faça a escolha correta: “make” ou “do”?

A regra geral é a seguinte:

Usamos ‘make‘ quando criamos ou construímos alguma coisa. Por exemplo:

  • She made a cake.
  • I’ve made us some coffee.
  • Did you really make those trousers?

Usamos “do” para atividades gerais. Neste caso, ‘do’ é frequentemente usado com ‘something’, ‘nothing’, ‘anything’ ou ‘everything’:

  • What did you do at the weekend?
  • I didn’t do anything yesterday.
  • She’s fed up with doing everything herself. She needs some help.
  • Are you doing anything interesting during the holidays?

Existem muitas expressões fixas com ‘make‘ e ‘do‘. Infelizmente, eles não seguem nenhuma regra útil, então você precisa praticar. Várias delas são abordadas no exercício abaixo. Boa sorte!

I’ve _____ my decision. I’m going to go back to university.

1. made
2. done

I’m so sorry that I upset you. How can I _____ amends?

1. make
2. do

First, I must _____ a list of all the things I need to do.

1. make
2. do

She was late so she didn’t _____ breakfast for them.

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2. do

He _____ the laundry, cleaned the house, and made dinner.

1. made
2. did

Did you _____ a reservation for tonight?

1. make
2. do

I must _____ my homework before I go to bed.

1. make
2. do

You’re not trying hard enough! _____ an effort!

1. Make
2. Do

The little boy spent hours _____ a drawing.

1. making
2. doing

She loved university and _____ lots of friends.

1. made
2. did

I spilt coffee on my suit and tried to clean it, but I _____ more harm than good. It looks even worse now!

1. made
2. did

The food took so long to arrive that Julie _____ a complaint to the manager.

1. made
2. did

I have to _____ a telephone call.

1. make
2. do

You should eat your vegetables. They’ll _____ you good!

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2. do

Unfortunately, Lucy _____ a lot of work at the weekends.

1. makes
2. does

A famous movie star is going to _____ an appearance here tonight.

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2. do

I think he is trying to _____ trouble for you.

1. make
2. do

It’s been a pleasure _____ business with you.

1. making
2. doing

It was the first time she didn’t _____ the beds.

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2. do

That employee is trying to _____ trouble. He is always telling the boss bad things about his colleagues.

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2. do

The interview was very tense at the beginning, but then John _____ a joke, and after that it was much more relaxed.

1. made
2. did

I’d love to see you soon. How about if we _____ a date for next week?

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2. do

Their business _____ a loss the first year, but did much better after that.

1. made
2. did

My mother listens to the radio while she _____ the ironing.

1. makes
2. does

Did he _____ the doctor’s appointment yet?

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2. do

David often spends Sunday afternoons _____ gardening.

1. making
2. doing

Could you please _____ the bed before you leave the house? Otherwise it looks so messy with the duvet and the pillows everywhere.

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2. do

I don’t think I left the gate open, but I’m just going to go and _____ sure.

1. make
2. do

The journalist _____ a prediction about the economy, but in the end it wasn’t correct.

1. made
2. did

Why does he always _____ a promise and then break it?

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2. do

John _____ a lot of money in his twenties and was able to retire at the age of 35.

1. made
2. did

I’ve bought all new winter clothes:– boots, a coat and a very warm hat. Weather, _____ your worst!

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2. do

She had toothache, so she _____ an appointment with the dentist for the following day.

1. made
2. did

Ruth spends ages _____ her hair in the morning.

1. making
2. doing

The teacher asked us to _____ a lot of grammar exercises over the holidays

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2. do

The bride’s father often _____ a speech at her wedding.

1. makes
2. does

I’d like to _____ a confession. I was the one who ate the last of the chocolate.

1. make
2. do

Look how late it is! Let’s _____ a move.

1. make
2. do

Because of the snow, try not to _____ any journeys which are not absolutely essential.

1. make
2. do

Okay, so we’re going to go on holiday in September. Let’s _____ some arrangements. I’ll find a hotel, and you can look at flights.

1. make
2. do

I really hate _____ the dishes. I’m hoping to buy a dishwasher this year.

1. making
2. doing

The children love to _____ fun of the teacher,– but only when she’s not looking.

1. make
2. do

He has to _____ his duty and look after his elderly parents.

1. make
2. do

She _____ so many mistakes in her essay that the teacher couldn’t understand it.

1. made
2. did

Julie likes _____ exercise, especially running.

1. making
2. doing

Lucy _____ a fortune when she sold her company. Now she doesn’t have to work.

1. made
2. did

Everybody’s busy, but you need to _____ time to study. Otherwise you won’t be able to get a better job.

1. make
2. do

It’s okay! I’m fine, it’s just a cough. Don’t _____ a fuss!

1. make
2. do

The bank robbers took £10,000 from the safe and then _____ their escape.

1. made
2. did

Many people _____ more than 30 mph through this town. It’s very dangerous.

1. make
2. do

My mother _____ a comment about my shoes.

1. made
2. did

My friend _____ me a huge favor and lent me some money.

1. made
2. did

The professor used lots of examples to _____ his point.

1. make
2. do

I’ve _____ some changes to the document.

1. made
2. done

I have to _____ three exams and write a huge essay this term.

1. make
2. do

The child took a bite of the broccoli and _____ a face.

1. made
2. did

I’m _____ some research for my thesis at the moment.

1. making
2. doing

After the film, John _____ his way to a café, where he had two cups of coffee and some cake.

1. made
2. did

The storm has _____ a lot of damage to the house.

1. made
2. done

Going to the gym has really _____ a difference to how I feel.

1. made
2. done

When John was last in London he _____ a discovery – a beautiful little cafe in a quiet street.

1. made
2. did

I think the students _____ a great job with this essay. It’s excellent.

1. made
2. did

John was upset because the boss _____ a negative remark about his work.

1. made
2. did

Why was Lisa late? Did she _____ an excuse?

1. make
2. do

You shouldn’t sing in front of everyone! You’ll _____ a fool of yourself.

1. make
2. do

Jenny likes to _____ her nails each week.

1. make
2. do

Could I _____ a suggestion? How about going out for dinner?

1. make
2. do

Have you finished _____ your homework?

1. making
2. doing

I have to go home and _____ some chores this afternoon.

1. make
2. do

You can _____ the dinner.

1. make
2. do

She _____ very badly on the exam, so she’ll have to retake it.

1. made
2. did

The children are _____ too much noise.

1. making
2. doing

I’m going to go outside and _____ a phone call. It’s too noisy in here.

1. make
2. do

He has to _____ the housework before he can go.

1. make
2. do

He _____ a lot of research.

1. makes
2. does

I’ll call you this afternoon.– I need to _____ a visit to my granny this morning.

1. make
2. do

David is _____ plans to move to Paris.

1. making
2. doing

Could you call the restaurant and _____ a reservation for tonight?

1. make
2. do

His business _____ a profit from the beginning.

1. made
2. did

He _____ several errors on the report, and the boss told him to rewrite it.

1. made
2. did

The people wanted to _____ peace.

1. make
2. do

John has decided to _____ a course in computing this autumn.

1. make
2. do

Usually the children aren’t allowed to watch TV but I _____ an exception today since the weather was so horrible.

1. made
2. did

She sat on the sofa, _____ a crossword and drinking tea.

1. making
2. doing

She helps homeless people and tries to _____ good.

1. make
2. do

You are going to have to _____ some changes here.

1. make
2. do

My sister is _____ well in her new job.

1. making
2. doing

Please try not to _____ a noise when you come home, because I’ll be asleep.

1. make
2. do

I know we might not catch the plane, but let’s at least _____ an attempt to be on time.

1. make
2. do

Hurry up and _____ a decision!

1. make
2. do

He _____ the assignment, but forgot to bring it to school.

1. made
2. did

I think the café opens at six, but let’s _____ certain. I don’t want to be standing in the street waiting!

1. make
2. do

I will _____ the dinner dishes.

1. make
2. do

What a mess you’ve _____! Can’t you tidy up a bit?

1. made
2. done

Susie _____ a scene in the café when her order was wrong. She shouted at all the staff and demanded to speak to the manager.

1. made
2. did

We put up our tent, _____ a fire, and had a hot drink.

1. made
2. did

The children’s favorite game is to _____ believe that they are kings and queens from long ago.

1. make
2. do

Let’s _____ the housework quickly this morning, then we can go out for lunch.

1. make
2. do

Finally, after being stuck in a traffic jam for an hour, we’re _____ some progress! We’ll arrive by 8pm.

1. making
2. doing

Can you tell me how much money he _____?

1. makes
2. does

Could I _____ an observation? I don’t think some of our customers like the new adverts.

1. make
2. do

He was busy _____ the food shopping.

1. making
2. doing

Hello? I’d like to _____ a credit card payment, please.

1. make
2. do

Jenny certainly _____ an impression last night! All my friends are asking about her.

1. made
2. did

I hate _____ paperwork.

1. making
2. doing

She _____ an offer on a house. She’s nervous because she’ll find out today if it has been accepted, and she really wants to buy that house.

1. made
2. did

I’ll _____ the shopping tomorrow morning. We need milk, bread, pasta and bananas.

1. make
2. do

He broke into a bank, was caught by the police, and now he’s _____ time.

1. making
2. doing

The hero and the heroine _____ love in the film.

1. made
2. did

Can you _____ me a favor and lend me some money?

1. make
2. do

She didn’t _____ her best so she felt sad.

1. make
2. do

Do you want chocolate or strawberry ice cream? _____ your mind up quickly!

1. Make
2. Do

Don’t _____ a sound! We need to be completely quiet.

1. make
2. do

There was an old man sitting on the bank of the river, _____ a painting.

1. making
2. doing

Which job are you going to take? You need to _____ a choice.

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2. do

She spends too much time _____ her hair and nails.

1. making
2. doing

It was a pleasure ___ business with you.

1. making
2. doing

I must study hard today. I _____ a promise to my mum that I wouldn’t fail any more exams.

1. made
2. did

There are so many decisions to _____.

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2. do

Don’t worry about getting everything correct. Just _____ your best.

1. make
2. do

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