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Make vs D
POR RRHH Digital, 00:04 - 10 de Diciembre del 2014



We use make when we talk about creating something.

Julia made a delicious cake for her family.

My friend is a fashion designer. She makes nice clothes.

Can you make me a coffee?

We use do when we talk about general activities, duties, jobs and leisure activities.

John did his homework yesterday.

My friend is very fit. He does a lot of exercise.

We often use do with something, anything, nothing and everything:

I didn't do anything yesterday.

We are going to do something special for her birthday.





make an appointment/arrangement/plan:

She made an appointment to see the doctor

at 3pm.


make the bed:

Jack needs to hire a cleaner. He doesn't even

have time to make his bed.


make a change:

I've made some changes to the document.


make a choice/decision:

Which phone are you going to buy? You

need to make a choice!


make a difference:

It doesn't make any difference.


make friends:

A party is a good opportunity to make



make a joke:

He was very serious at first. But then he

made a few jokes.


make a mistake:

She made a lot of mistakes in her



make money/a fortune:

Joe is very rich. He makes a lot of money.


make a phone call:

Can I use your phone? I need to make a

phone call.



do business:

Jim does business with important companies.



do a course:

I want to do a course in computing.


do an exam:

I have four exams to do tomorrow!


do your hair/nails/make-up:

Kate is busy in the bathroom. She is

doing her hair. 


do a job:

What kind of job would you like to do?


do the laundry/washing:

I don't have any clean clothes. I need to do the laundry. 


do paperwork:

Paul is an accountant. He does a lot of

paperwork in his job.


do research:

I'm doing some research for my school



do well/badly:

He did well in all his exams.


do work:

I have a lot of work to do this week.






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