do

SpeakerOuça:
 /dəʊ, duː/

For the verb: "to do"

Simple Past: did
Past Participle: done

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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
do v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (auxiliary verb used to form question)  (auxiliar para formar perguntas)- v aux
Note: do é usado para criar interrogativas em inglês
 Do you know where the dog is?
 Você sabe onde está o cachorro?
do v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (auxiliary verb used to form negative)  (auxiliar: formar negativas)- v aux
Note: do é usado para criar negativas em inglês
 I do not know.
 Não sei.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(execute, carry out)  (executar)fazer vt
 Just do your job.
 Faça o seu trabalho.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(work as [sth] for a living)  (trabalhar como)fazer vt
 What do you do for a living?
 O que tu fazes da vida?
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(perform: tasks)fazer vt
 What do you actually do in the office?
 O que exatamente fazes no escritório?
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (task, job)  (tarefa, trabalho)arranjar vt
 I'll do the dishes, since you cooked.
 Eu vou arranjar a louça já que tu cozinhaste.
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be satisfactory)servir v int
 Will this do for you, or should I work on it some more?
 Isto aqui serve para ti ou devo trabalhar nisto um pouco mais?
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fare, manage)ir v int
 How are you doing on that project?
 Como estás indo com esse projeto?
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
do v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (used for emphasis)  (usado para ênfase)mesmo adv
 Do come over for a visit!
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (proceed, progress)  (progredir)ir v int
 How is the case doing?
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (behave)fazer vt
 Do as I say, not as I do.
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (be in a state of health)  (saúde: estar bem )estar v pred
 Is she doing any better than yesterday?
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (finish, be finished)  (terminar)fazer vt
  estar terminado loc
 Is the cake done yet?
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (suffice)ser satisfatório loc v
  servir vt
 Will decaf do, or should I go out and get some real coffee?
do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (used in place of another verb)  (usado para substituir outro verbo)-
 We see things as you do.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (produce)  (produzir)fazer vt
 The dressmaker could do six dresses in a day.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (carry out)  (executar)fazer vt
 He did his duty, but nothing more.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (study)  (estudar)fazer vt
 We haven't done trigonometry yet.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prepare)  (preparar)fazer vt
 Should I do the dinner tonight?
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (play the role of)  (representar papel)fazer vt
 I'm doing Lady Macbeth.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (theatre: present, perform)  (apresentar)fazer vt
 We're doing Hamlet next.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (cook)  (cozinhar, preparar)fazer vt
 I'm going to do a roast this weekend.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (hair: cut, style)  (cabelo)cortar vt
   (cabelo)arrumar vt
 She's had her hair done into a bob.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (nails: manicure)  (unhas)fazer vt
 She spends half an hour doing her nails every day.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (write)  (escrever)fazer vt
 His next idea is to do a book on the history of Wimbledon.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (traverse)  (percorrer)fazer vt
 We did five hundred miles in two days.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (decorate)  (decorar)fazer vt
 They did the baby's bedroom in yellow, just in case.
do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (travel at a given speed)  (em determinada velocidade)fazer vt
 They were doing thirty miles an hour when the other car struck them.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(create, make)fazer, criar vt
 As an artist he did fabulous things with scrap metal.
do
do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
informal (travel, sightsee)  (visitar)fazer vt
 We're going to do the Riviera this summer.
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Formas compostas
a lot to do with nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closely related to)muito a ver com expres
 Bill's continual lying had a lot to do with why no one trusted him.
a lot to do with nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (largely due to)  (devido a )muito a ver com expres
 His success has a lot to do with his father's business connections.
all you can do nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (your only recourse)  (único recurso)tudo o que você pode fazer expres
 When something bad happens, all you can do is make the best of it.
all you can do nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (everything you are capable of)  (aquilo que é capaz de fazer)tudo o que você puder fazer expres
 All you can do is whine; you never fix your problems.
allow [sb] to do [sth] permitir que alguém faça algo
be arsed to do [sth] v UK, slang (have inclination or energy to do [sth])  (usado em sentenças negativas)fazer esforço loc vt
 I asked him to check it for me but he said he couldn't be arsed.
be careful to do [sth] v (be attentive or diligent about doing [sth])ter cuidado com loc vt
 At the very least be careful to take some precautions.
be directed to do [sth] v (receive an instruction)  (receber instrução)ser instruído a loc vt
 I was directed to fill out the form.
be directed to do [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be instructed to do [sth])ser instruído a fazer algo loc vt
be keen to do [sth] v (want very much to do [sth])  (desejar muito)estar entusiasmado para loc vt
  estar empolgado
 I am keen to learn Greek.
be meant to do [sth] v (be supposed to carry [sth] out)ter a intenção de loc vt
 I meant to go to the store on my way home, but I forgot.
can do interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (certainly)  (com certeza)pode deixar expres
 “Could you move those chairs and tables for me, please?” - “Can do!”
damned if you do adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, abbr (in a no-win situation)  (empecilho insuperável)sem saída loc adj
dare not do [sth] v (lack courage of nerve to do [sth])não atrever-se loc vp
  não ter coragem loc vt
 She dared not ask for a raise for fear she would be yelled at by her boss.
decide to do [sth] v (resolve to do [sth])decidir fazer algo loc vt
 Lucy decided to do something about her hair, it was so ugly!
do a bunk v UK, slang (escape, run away)fugir v int
   (fugir)dar no pé loc vt
do a good deed fazer uma boa ação
do a runner v UK, slang (escape, run away)  (fugir)dar no pé loc v int
 We had to do a runner when we realized we had no money to pay at the café.
do all the talking deixar alguém falar sozinho
do all you can faça tudo o que puder
do as you please faça como você desejar
do away with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (eliminate, get rid of)  (desfazer-se de)eliminar, acabar vt
 To improve the overall quality of our milk, we wanted to do away with the use of antibiotics on our cows.
do away with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang ([sb]; kill)matar, eliminar vt
 He was a liability to our gang, and we knew sooner or later we would have to do away with him.
do battle viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fight, struggle)batalhar, lutar
 We are going to do battle with the board of education on the teacher hiring freeze.
do battle with lutar contra
do better viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (perform more successfully)melhorar v int
 My teacher was disappointed with my grade because she knew that I could do better.
do better viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (achieve or obtain more)melhorar v int
do brilliantly viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." UK (be successful)brilhar, sair-se brilhantemente
 He had a very slow start but is now doing brilliantly.
do business fazer negócios
do business with fazer negócios com
do credit to ser orgulho para alguém
do everything you can faça tudo o que você puder
do for a living trabalhar em algo para se sustentar
do good viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (perform charitable acts)  (fazer caridade)fazer o bem
 A person who tries to do good in an undesirable way is called a 'do-gooder'.
do good viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (do well, do [sth] successfully)  (fazer algo com sucesso)fazer bem
 You can do good if you just try.
do great harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hurt [sb] greatly)ser muito prejudicial
 Smoking can do great harm to your body.
do great harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cause serious trouble or damage)causar danos graves
 The hurricane did great harm to the coastline.
do harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hurt [sb])fazer mal
 Chemotherapy sometimes can do more harm than good.
do harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cause trouble or damage)fazer mal, causar problemas
 The surgeon was going to try to remove the tumor without doing more harm.
do homage to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (pay tribute to)render homenagem a
 The cover band did homage to the Beatles by playing "Yellow Submarine."
do homework v (do after-hours schoolwork)fazer lição de casa loc vt
 The children have to do homework before they can go out to play.
do in vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." UK, slang (injure)  (gíria, cansar, machucar)acabar, matar vt
 A limpeza da casa acabou comigo.
do in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (kill)matar vt
 Trotsky's assassin did him in with an ice axe.
do in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (exhaust, make very tired)estar morto de cansado
  cansar, fatigar vt
 This heat will do me in.
do it yourself
do-it-yourself
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(carry out home improvements)fazer você mesmo
 If you want it done properly, call an electrician; don't try to do it yourself.
do it yourself
do-it-yourself
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
([sth] done by amateur)feito pela própria pessoa
 Did you see that patio? - it must have been a do-it-yourself job!
do justice to fazer justiça a
do me the favour of interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (please would you)faça-me o favor de interj
 Kindly do me the favour of not turning your back on me when I'm talking to you!
do my hair viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (cut and style my hair)  (cortar e dar estilo)cortar o cabelo
 I need the hair dresser to do my hair.
 Every morning I do my hair so it looks presentable.
do my hair viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (arrange, tidy, my hair)  (arranjar)pentear o cabelo
 Just give me three minutes to do my hair.
do no harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (avoid hurting anyone)  (evitar ferir a alguém )não causar dano
 'Above all, do no harm' is part of the doctor's oath.
do no harm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (avoid causing trouble or damage)  (evitar causar problemas)não causar dano
 It will do no harm to let her have a glass of wine.
do no wrong viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make no mistakes)não cometer erros
 He believed that the Red Sox could do no wrong and they would win the series.
do no wrong viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do nothing improper)  (não fazer nada impróprio)não cometer erros
 He was convinced that his daughter could do no wrong.
Do not bend exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (instruction on envelope)  (instrução em envelope)não dobrar expr
 I wrote 'Do Not Bend' on the envelope that contained photographs.
Do not cross exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (instruction on police cordon)  (instrução num cordão de isolamento)não ultrapassar expr
do nothing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fail or neglect to act)  (não agir)fazer nada
 How can you sit there and do nothing while your son sits in jail?
do nothing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have no occupation)  (não ter trabalho)fazer nada
do one's best fazer o seu melhor
do one's best to do [sth] fazer o melhor possível
do one's duty fazer sua obrigação
do or die vai ou racha
do out in vtr phrasal 3-part (decorate with)decorar com loc vt
do out of vtr phrasal 3-part informal (deprive of)ser roubado de loc vt
  privar alguém de loc vt
do over vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (redo, do again)fazer de novo
 The report was a mess, and the boss made me do it over.
do overs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." US slang (second chance)segunda oportunidade, outra chance
 When it comes to parachuting, there are no do overs.
do penance viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make amends for [sth])fazer penitência, punir-se
 He's forcing himself to go to the opera as penance for forgetting their anniversary.
do right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act in a just way)fazer certo, fazer bem
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
do right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." ([sth]: do correctly)fazer corretamente, fazer bem
 After 20 years he finally learned to do it right.
do right by vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." ([sb]: treat justly)fazer o correto, fazer o certo por
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
do [sb] a favor
UK: do [sb] a favour
v
US (do [sth] for [sb] out of kindness)fazer um favor a loc vt
 Will you do me a favour and post this letter for me?
do [sb]'s will viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (carry out [sb]'s instructions)fazer a vontade de
do silly things viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act in a childish way)  (agir de modo infantil)fazer bobagem,
do silly things viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act in a foolish way)fazer coisas bobas
do [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act, take action)fazer alguma coisa
 Don't just sit there, do something!
do [sth] for vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (do a favour for)  (fazer um favor a)fazer algo para
do [sth] for a living v (work as [sth])trabalhar como loc vt
 What does he do for a living?
do [sth] for yourself viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (pamper or treat yourself)fazer algo para si mesmo
do [sth] for yourself viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do [sth] for your own sake)fazer algo para si mesmo
 You are always looking out for others, so take a week off to do something for yourself.
do [sth] in fits and starts viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (perform a task sporadically)fazer algo esporadicamente
 He only studies the language in fits and starts, never working steadily at it.
do [sth] on purpose fazer algo de propósito
do [sth] on your own viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do [sth] by yourself, without help)fazer algo sozinho
 It's about time you got your own place and learned to manage on your own.
do [sth] to death viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (overdo [sth], do [sth] too often)exagerar
do [sth] up v informal (revamp or redecorate [sth])redecorar vt
do the best you can faça o melhor que puder
do the dirty work fazer o trabalho sujo
do the dishes viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (do the washing up, wash the dishes)lavar os pratos
 I'll cook for both of us if you promise to do the dishes afterwards.
do the honors fazer as honras
do the impossible fazer o impossível
do the right thing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act in the correct way)fazer a coisa certa
 It's not too late for you to start doing the right thing.
do the washing up v UK, informal (wash dishes)lavar a louça loc vt
 He's a wonderful husband - he even does the washing up.
do time viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (serve a prison sentence)cumprir pena
do up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (redecorate)redecorar
do up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (zip, buttons: fasten)abotoar, fechar o zíper
 Come on honey, let grandma do up your coat.
do very little business viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have few commercial dealings)fazer poucos negócios
do well viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be successful)ter êxito, ser bem-sucedido
 He's doing very well in his new job.
do well for yourself viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be successful)  (ser bem-sucedido)dar-se bem
 You've obviously done well for yourself.
do well to v (be wise to: do [sth])  (em fazer algo )fazer bem em, ser esperto
 You would do well to heed her advice.
do what is needed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the necessary action)fazer o que é preciso
 I know you don't want to put her in a home, but you have got to do what is needed.
do what there is to do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the necessary action)fazer o que é preciso fazer
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