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Expressions with Do and Make

Here are some expressions that you should learn. Notice that as main verbs we use make more often than do:

  • do good
  • do harm
  • do well
  • do badly
  • do a favour
  • do business
  • make an attempt
  • make a bed (usually this means "tidy the bedclothes" but it could mean "manufacture the furniture")
  • make a change/changes
  • make a complaint
  • make a decision
  • make a demand
  • make an effort
  • make an exception
  • make an excuse
  • make a loss
  • make love
  • make a mistake
  • make money
  • make a noise
  • make an offer
  • make peace
  • make a phone call
  • make a profit
  • make a suggestion
  • make war

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