do as a phrasal verb
Убедитесь, что Вы правильно понимаете значение фразового глагола do:
Do away with sb/sth — покончить с кем-то/чем-то
Do sb out of sth — обмануть кого-то
Do without sth — обойтись без чего-либо
Do sth up — 1) застёгивать(ся), 2) прихорашивать(ся)
Do up sth — отремонтировать, привести в порядок
Do out — вычистить, хорошенько убрать
Do with sth — 1) хотеть, нуждаться 2) иметь отношение
Do sth over — переделать, сделать заново
Ex.1 Match the phrasal verbs on the left to the correct definitions on the right.
|1. do away with
2. do out
3. do up
4. do with
5. do without
6. do over
|A. manage without having sth, manage to live despite not having something
B. close or fasten clothes, etc; to renovate an old building or house
С. get rid of something or to stop using something
D. to clean and tidy a place thoroughly
E. need or want sth;
F. to do something again.
Ex. 2 Fill in the gaps with the correct particle.
1. The United Kingdom did *** with the death penalty in 1965.
2. I’m sorry about the accident, but it’s nothing to do *** me (=I am not involved in any way).
3. You must do *** your safety belt in the back of cars and taxis now.
4. There’s no sugar, so you’ll have to do ***.
5. Can you help me to do *** my dress?
6. These trousers must have shrunk — I can’t do the zip ***.
7. Why won’t this zip do ***?
8. How many more nights were we to do *** sleep?
9. The skirt does *** at the back.
10. Keep your scarf on, do your coat ***.
11. There’s no mayonnaise left, so I’m afraid you’ll just have to do ***.
12. Thank you Kate, we can do *** language like that (= we don’t want to hear your rude language).
13. Do *** your coat or you’ll get cold.
14. We can’t do *** the help of your organisation…
15. I don’t have any sugar so you’ll have to do ***.
16. Mari did *** the buttons…
17. We didn’t bring enough money to the store so we are going to have to do *** the snacks.
18. The school is going to do *** with uniforms. Nobody likes them.
19. The whole apartment had been done *** in an Art Deco style.
20. And I’ve managed to do *** two of the buttons at the back, but I can’t reach the top two.
21. We did away *** all the old equipment and invested in some new.
22. Let’s do *** with formality and use first names.
23. You can do *** a carpet but you’ve got to have somewhere to sit.
24. I’ve done my wardrobes out and given *** all my old clothes.
25. I can’t get the car in the garage anymore. I’m going to have to do it *** and make some space.
26. I don’t like it, so I have decided to do it *** and paint it another color.
27. I had to do it *** because my computer crashed and I hadn’t saved it.
28. Can you do the zip *** for me, please? I can’t do it myself.
29. They bought an old house in France and spent a few years doing it ***.
30. Old warehouses along the river have been done *** and made into beautiful flats.
31. It’s got nothing to do *** me. I’m not responsible for that.
32. He’s something to do *** health but I don’t think he is a doctor.
33. Do *** your laces before you trip over them
34. I could do *** something to eat. I haven’t eaten since breakfast.
35. I forgot to buy milk so we’ll just have to do ***.
Ex. 3 Fill in the gaps with the correct particle.
1. I don’t need your help. I can do *** it.
2. I could do *** a good night’s sleep. I haven’t had one for weeks.
3. If she had the chance to do it ***, she would have hired a press secretary.
4. If you make too many mistakes, you’ll have to do it ***.
5. Their conversation had been largely to do *** work.
6. This question doesn’t have anything to do *** the main topic of the survey.
7. I’m sure her problems have something to do *** what happened when she was a child.
8. I could have done *** some help this morning.
9. If they can’t get it to us in time, we’ll just have to do ***.
10. They did *** an old cottage in the Scottish Highlands.
11. The apartment was done *** in Viennese style.
12. Sue spent ages doing herself ***.
13. The alcoholic may be able to do *** a drink for days.
14. Computerization has enabled us to do *** with a lot of paperwork.
15. What would my poor wife do *** me?’
16. ‘What do you want to see me about?’ ‘It’s to do *** that letter you sent me.’
17. Her job has something to do *** computers.
18. The paintwork will need doing *** soon.
19. He thinks it’s time we did *** with the monarchy.
20. She can’t do *** a secretary.
21. While I’m down here, I’ll do *** these cupboards.
22. How we can legally do away with children like Sophie,’ Belinda explains.
23. Can we afford to have the house done ***?
24. OK, we’ll do it ***, but try to sing the right words this time.
25. Practically everything they do *** there, they take all the equipment outside.
26. And a chance to do *** with that old blackguard Jake once and for all…and NO DANGER!
27. There was no change in policy Mao himself said he was there to do *** with feudalism.
28. Such administration would be truly scientific: it would do *** with all the irrationalities, the waste, the inefficiency of private enterprise.
29. What will you do *** this place?
30. She insisted that everything be done ***.
31. Or do *** with wallcovering altogether: strip away the plaster to expose the bare brick underneath.
32. Yes, to give him the chance to find the right one, the one that would stir him in such a way that he felt he couldn’t do *** her.
33. ‘For a married person it isn’t something you can do *** the support of your partner.
34. Speaking from her home in Ralphs’ Wifes Lane, she said: ‘Andrew is very special, I don’t know what I would do *** him.
35. No, stupidity has got nothing to do *** it.
36. Do your shoes/laces *** before you trip over.
37. You can’t do *** me…
38. He, after all, was the one so determined to do *** with sham and misunderstanding.
39. These ridiculous rules and regulations should have been done *** with years ago.
40. How on earth could they do *** with a lovely old building like that and put a car park there instead?