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Vocabulary: do and make

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Vocabulary: do and make




make
do
a decision
the cleaning
a mistake
a course
money
homework
friends
nothing
a noise
exercise
dinner
the washing-up
an excuse
the shopping
someone laugh/cry
some work
up your mind
the washing
progress
a degree
a cake
an exam
a mess of something
the housework
an appointment
someone a favour



*We often use make for 'food' words:
make: breakfast, lunch, dinner, a cake, a sandwich, etc..
*We often use do for 'study' words:
do: homework, a degree, an exam,etc.
*We usually use do for jobs connected to the house:
do: the cleaning, the washing up, the housework,etc.
do the washing up (UK) = do the dishes (US)

do the washing up                                               do the washing

 

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