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 aux (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 aux (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] vtr (execute, carry out) executarfazer vt
 Just do your job.
 Faça o seu trabalho.
do, do [sth] vtr (work as [sth] for a living) trabalhar comofazer vt
 What do you do for a living?
 O que tu fazes da vida?
do, do [sth] vtr (perform: tasks)fazer vt
 What do you actually do in the office?
 O que exatamente fazes no escritório?
do vtr (task, job) tarefa, trabalhoarranjar vt
 I'll do the dishes, since you cooked.
 Eu vou arranjar a louça já que tu cozinhaste.
do vi (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 vi (fare, manage)ir v int
 How are you doing on that project?
 Como estás indo com esse projeto?
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
do v aux (used for emphasis) usado para ênfasemesmo adv
 Do come over for a visit!
do vi informal (proceed, progress) progredirir v int
 How is the case doing?
do vi (behave)fazer vt
 Do as I say, not as I do.
do vi informal (be in a state of health) saúde: estar bem estar v pred
 Is she doing any better than yesterday?
do vi (finish, be finished) terminarfazer vt
 estar terminado loc
 Is the cake done yet?
do vi (suffice)ser satisfatório loc v
 servir vt
 Will decaf do, or should I go out and get some real coffee?
do vi (used in place of another verb) usado para substituir outro verbo-
 We see things as you do.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (produce) produzirfazer vt
 The dressmaker could do six dresses in a day.
do vtr (carry out) executarfazer vt
 He did his duty, but nothing more.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (study) estudarfazer vt
 We haven't done trigonometry yet.
do vtr (prepare) prepararfazer vt
 Should I do the dinner tonight?
do, do [sth] vtr informal (play the role of) representar papelfazer vt
 I'm doing Lady Macbeth.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (theatre: present, perform) apresentarfazer vt
 We're doing Hamlet next.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (cook) cozinhar, prepararfazer vt
 I'm going to do a roast this weekend.
do vtr informal (hair: cut, style) cabelocortar vt
 cabeloarrumar vt
 She's had her hair done into a bob.
do vtr informal (nails: manicure) unhasfazer vt
 She spends half an hour doing her nails every day.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (write) escreverfazer vt
 His next idea is to do a book on the history of Wimbledon.
do vtr (traverse) percorrerfazer vt
 We did five hundred miles in two days.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (decorate) decorarfazer vt
 They did the baby's bedroom in yellow, just in case.
do vtr informal (travel at a given speed) em determinada velocidadefazer vt
 They were doing thirty miles an hour when the other car struck them.
do, do [sth] vtr (create, make)fazer, criar vt
 As an artist he did fabulous things with scrap metal.
do, do [sth] vtr informal (travel, sightsee) visitarfazer vt
 We're going to do the Riviera this summer.
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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
do [sth] vi (act, take action)fazer alguma coisa
 Don't just sit there, do something!
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Formas compostas
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a lot to do with n (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 n (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 n (your only recourse) único recursotudo o que você pode fazer expres
 When something bad happens, all you can do is make the best of it.
all you can do n (everything you are capable of) aquilo que é capaz de fazertudo 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 negativasfazer 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 instruçãoser instruído a loc vt
 I was directed to fill out the form.
be directed to do [sth] vi (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 muitoestar 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 interj informal (certainly) com certezapode deixar expres
 “Could you move those chairs and tables for me, please?” - “Can do!”
damned if you do adj figurative, abbr (in a no-win situation) empecilho insuperávelsem 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
 fugirdar no pé loc vt
do a good deed fazer uma boa ação
do a runner v UK, slang (escape, run away) fugirdar 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 vtr slang (eliminate, get rid of) desfazer-se deeliminar, 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 vtr 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 vi (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 vi informal (perform more successfully)melhorar v int
 My teacher was disappointed with my grade because she knew that I could do better.
do better vi informal (achieve or obtain more)melhorar v int
do brilliantly vi 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 vi (perform charitable acts) fazer caridadefazer o bem
 A person who tries to do good in an undesirable way is called a 'do-gooder'.
do good vi slang (do well, do [sth] successfully) fazer algo com sucessofazer bem
 You can do good if you just try.
do great harm vi (hurt [sb] greatly)ser muito prejudicial
 Smoking can do great harm to your body.
do great harm vi (cause serious trouble or damage)causar danos graves
 The hurricane did great harm to the coastline.
do harm vi (hurt [sb])fazer mal
 Chemotherapy sometimes can do more harm than good.
do harm vi (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 vtr (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 sep UK, slang (injure) gíria, cansar, machucaracabar, matar vt
 A limpeza da casa acabou comigo.
do in vtr slang (kill)matar vt
 Trotsky's assassin did him in with an ice axe.
do in vtr slang (exhaust, make very tired)estar morto de cansado
 cansar, fatigar vt
 This heat will do me in.
do it yourself, do-it-yourself vi (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 adj ([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 interj (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 vi informal (cut and style my hair) cortar e dar estilocortar o cabelo
 I need the hair dresser to do my hair.
 Every morning I do my hair so it looks presentable.
do my hair vi informal (arrange, tidy, my hair) arranjarpentear o cabelo
 Just give me three minutes to do my hair.
do no harm vi (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 vi (avoid causing trouble or damage) evitar causar problemasnão causar dano
 It will do no harm to let her have a glass of wine.
do no wrong vi (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 vi (do nothing improper) não fazer nada impróprionão cometer erros
 He was convinced that his daughter could do no wrong.
Do not bend expr (instruction on envelope) instrução em envelopenão dobrar expr
 I wrote 'Do Not Bend' on the envelope that contained photographs.
Do not cross expr (instruction on police cordon) instrução num cordão de isolamentonão ultrapassar expr
do nothing vi (fail or neglect to act) não agirfazer nada
 How can you sit there and do nothing while your son sits in jail?
do nothing vi (have no occupation) não ter trabalhofazer 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 vtr (redo, do again)fazer de novo
 The report was a mess, and the boss made me do it over.
do overs npl US slang (second chance)segunda oportunidade, outra chance
 When it comes to parachuting, there are no do overs.
do penance vi (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 vi (act in a just way)fazer certo, fazer bem
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
do right vi ([sth]: do correctly)fazer corretamente, fazer bem
 After 20 years he finally learned to do it right.
do right by vtr ([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 vi (carry out [sb]'s instructions)fazer a vontade de
do silly things vi (act in a childish way) agir de modo infantilfazer bobagem,
do silly things vi (act in a foolish way)fazer coisas bobas
do [sth] vi (act, take action)fazer alguma coisa
 Don't just sit there, do something!
do [sth] for vtr (do a favour for) fazer um favor afazer 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 vi (pamper or treat yourself)fazer algo para si mesmo
do [sth] for yourself vi (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 vi 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 vi (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 vi 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 vi 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 vi (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 vi slang (serve a prison sentence)cumprir pena
do up vtr informal (redecorate)redecorar
do up vtr informal (zip, buttons: fasten)abotoar, fechar o zíper
 Come on honey, let grandma do up your coat.
do very little business vi (have few commercial dealings)fazer poucos negócios
do well vi (be successful)ter êxito, ser bem-sucedido
 He's doing very well in his new job.
do well for yourself vi (be successful) ser bem-sucedidodar-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 vi (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 vi (take the necessary action)fazer o que é preciso fazer
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