To make an arrangement, esp. in business
Eg: Have you done any deals with distributors in Asia yet?
To be engaged in business, to be involved in commerce or trade.
Eg: We want to do business with you
To cause harm or damage
eg: Did the storm do much damage?
To wash plates, cups, pots, pans, knives, forks, etc. used to cook and eat a meal
Eg: Whose turn is it to do the dishes tonight?
To iron clothes, sheets, …
Eg: I like listening to the radio while I’m doing the ironing.
To buy food and groceries
Eg: We usually do the shopping at our local supermarket.
Do all you can to succeed
Eg: We did our best to win, but the other team played really well.
Do what you should do at work, at home, or for your community
Eg: The police were just doing their duty when they arrested him.
Style your hair. I need the hair dresser to do my hair
Eg: Every morning I do my hair so it looks presentable.
Paint your nails
Eg: Can you open this envelope for me? I just did my nails and they’re still wet.
Do something for someone as an act of kindness
He: He did us a big favour by postponing his departure for a couple of weeks.
To have a bad effect on somebody or something
Eg: The floods didn’t do any serious harm to our crops.
To cause harm or damage
Eg: Did the storm do much damage?
To improve performance or condition
Eg: We didn’t play well today, but I’m sure we’ll do better next time.
To put effort into a task or a job
Eg: I’ve done enough work for one day. I’m going home.
To neatly arrange the sheets, blankets and pillows on a bed
Eg: Mum says I have to make my bed before I go to school.
To decide what to do
Eg: „Have you made a decision yet?“
To make a huge amount of money
Eg: My uncle made a fortune in the software business.
To create unnecessary excitement or concern about something
Eg: I like people who achieve a lot without making a big fuss about what they’re doing.
To earn money for the things you need in life
Eg: It’s not easy to make a living when the economy’s so bad.
To create an untidy or disorganized state or situation
Eg: If rich kids make a mess, their servants tidy things up again.
To do something that’s wrong or has bad results
Eg: Whenever we make mistakes, our teacher corrects them for us.
To write down something so that you don’t forget it
Eg: I’d better make a note of that, or I might forget.
Flirt with someone
Eg: My best friend’s brother made a pass at me – he asked if I was single and tried to get my phone number.
To make money from business or investments
Eg: Big companies employ smart people to ensure they pay very little tax on the huge profits they make.
To book or reserve a seat on a train, a table in a restaurant, a room in a hotel, …
Eg: Shall I make a reservation for 8 o’clock at that Japanese restaurant?
To try to get control of something
Eg: The company made a takeover bid for one of its rivals.
To appear; to appear in a performance
Eg: We waited for thirty minutes for the professor to make an appearance, then we went home.
To put time and energy into doing something
Eg: You can’t learn a language without making an effort.
To give a reason for doing something you shouldn’t do, or for not doing something you should do
Eg: He got to work late and made some excuse about being stuck in traffic.
To state a price you’re willing to pay for something
Eg: He made a generous offer, but I had to turn it down.
To contact a person or an organisation
Eg: After I get there, I’ll make contact with a number of local trading companies.
To form new friendships
Eg: Jenny finds it hard to make friends.
To end hostilities; to reach a peace agreement
Eg: Both countries can rebuild now that they have made peace with each other.
Wholemeal bread is more nutritious than white bread.
Making good wheat bread is a satisfying experience for a number of reasons.
Parents were sent weekly and coupons for brown rice, whole grain bread, and other healthful foods.
Since it is low in calories, rye bread is ideal for dieters.
I had a hot dog bun for breakfast.
It’s the hamburger bun what I ordered.
She bit into a croissant and took a sip of coffee.
I will have black tea with lemon and sugar and a piece of swiss roll/ jelly roll.
I love pretzels, trail mix, raisins and dried fruit.
People are eating bagels for lunch, dinner and snacks in between.
She is eating a donut, and the powdered sugar makes more spots on her dress.
She put some margarine on her roll.
Would you like some more breadstick?
French bread goes stale very quickly.
Our student Mia made this great food alphabet!