简明英汉词典

do away with
v.
废除, 弄死

美国传统词典[双解]

do
do 1
AHD:[d?]
D.J.[du8]
K.K.[du]
v.(动词)
did[d1d] done[d?n] do.ingdoes[d?z]
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To perform or execute:
做:进行或执行:
do one's assigned task; do a series of business deals.
做指定的任务;进行一系列交易

(2)

To fulfill the requirements of:
按要求履行:
did my duty at all times.
一直在履行我的责任

(3)

To carry out; commit:
做;犯:
a crime that had been done on purpose.
刻意犯下的罪行

(4)

To produce, especially by creative effort:
制作:生产,特别是通过创造性的劳动者:
do a play on Broadway.
在百老汇演一出戏

(5)

To play the part or role of in a creative production:
扮演:在创造性产品中扮演一个角色或起某种作用:
did Elizabeth I in the film.
在影片中饰伊丽莎白一世

(6)

To mimic:
模仿:模仿,学…的样子:
“doing the Southern voice, improvising it inventively as he goes along”(William H. Pritchard)
“他边走边模仿南方人的口音,即兴弄出不少噱头”(威廉H.普里查德)

(7)

To bring about; effect:
引起;产生:
Crying won't do any good now.
现在哭不起任何作用

(8)

To render; give:
给;给予:
do equal justice to the opposing sides; do honor to one's family.
公平对待反对人士;向某人的家人致敬

(9)

To put forth; exert:
使出;表现:
Do the best you can.
尽你所能

(10)

To attend to in such a way as to take care of or put in order:
整理:按一定的方式使某物有条理:
did the bedrooms before the guests arrived.
赶在客人到达之前收拾收卧室

(11)

To prepare for further use especially by washing:
清洁:尤指通过洗来预备继续使用:
did the dishes.
洗餐具

(12)

To set or style (the hair).
服务:按新式样整理(头发)

(13)

To apply cosmetics to:
化妆:施化妆品于:
did her face.
在她的脸上化妆

(14)

To have as an occupation or a profession:
以…为职业:
Have you decided what you will do after graduate school?
你研究所毕业之后想要做什么工作?

(15)

To work out by studying:
研读:通过学习完成:
do a homework assignment.
完成家庭作业

(16)

Informal
【非正式用语】

(17)

To travel (a specified distance):
移动:移动(某一特定距离):
do a mile in four minutes.
四分钟走完一英里

(18)

To make a tour of; visit:
旅游,参观:
[He] did 15 countries of Western Europe in only a few days” (R.W. Apple, Jr.)
[他] 只在几天里就游览了西欧的十五个国家” (小R.W.阿普尔)

(19)

To be sufficient in meeting the needs of; serve:
足够:足够满足…之需;供应:
This room will do us very nicely.
这间房子正合我们的意

(20)

Informal To serve (a prison term).
【非正式用语】 服(刑期)

(21)

Slang To cheat; swindle:
【俚语】 欺骗;骗取:
do a relative out of an inheritance.
从亲戚那里骗取一笔遗产

(22)

Slang To take (drugs) illegally:
【俚语】 非法吸(毒):
“If you do drugs you are going to be in continual trouble”(Jimmy Breslin)
“如果你吸毒,麻烦还在后头呢”(吉米·布雷斯林)
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To behave or conduct oneself; act:
表现:表现,为人,行动:
Do as I say and you won't get into trouble.
按我说的去办,你便惹不了麻烦

(2)

To get along; fare:
进展,成功:
students who do well at school.
学习好的学生

(3)

To carry on; manage:
继续;应付得了:
We can very easily do without your interference.
没有你的干扰我们可以轻松地进行下去

(4)

To make good use of something because of need:
需要:
I could do with a nice hot bath.
我想好好儿地洗个热水澡

(5)

To serve a specified purpose:
能够:
This coat will do for another season.
这件棉衣能再用一年

(6)

To be proper or fitting:
得体:
Such behavior just won't do.
这种行为不得体

(7)

To take place; happen:
举行;发生:
What's doing in London this time of year?
每年这个时候伦敦都会有些什么事?

(8)

Used as a substitute for an antecedent verb:
用来代替前文动词:
worked as hard as everyone else did.
象其余的人那样努力工作

(9)

Used after another verb for emphasis:
强调前面的动词:用于另外一个动词之后表示强调:
Run quickly, do!
快跑!
v.aux.(助动词)

(1)

Used with the infinitive without to in questions, negative statements, and inverted phrases:
用于疑问句、否定句和倒装句:跟不带to 的不定式连用,见于问句、否句、倒装句中:
Do you understand? I did not sleep well. Little did we know what was in store for us.
你懂吗?我没睡好。我们不清楚留给我们的是什么

(2)

Used as a means of emphasis:
用以强调:
I do want to be sure. Do be still!
我确实想肯定。安静!
n.(名词)
【复数】 do's或 dos

(1)

A statement of what should be done:
管理条例:要干什么事的声明:
a list of the do's and don'ts of management.
列出能做和不能做的管理条例

(2)

Informal An entertainment; a party:
【非正式用语】 宴会:娱乐;社交聚会:
attended a big do at the embassy.
参加大使馆举行的盛大聚会

(3)

Regional A commotion.
【区域的】 混乱。骚动

(4)

Chiefly British A swindle; a cheat.
【多用于英国】 欺骗;骗取

(5)

Archaic Duty; deed.
【古语】 责任;事迹

常用词组

do by
To behave with respect to; deal with:
尊重:在某方面表现;对待:
The children have done well by their aged parents.
孩子尊重年老的父母

do for
To care or provide for; take care of.
供养;照顾

do in 【俚语】

(1)

To tire completely; exhaust:
使劳累:使精疲力尽;使疲乏:
The marathon did me in.
马拉松赛使我精疲力尽

(2)

To kill.
杀害

(3)

To ruin utterly:
使彻底毁灭:
Huge losses on the stock market did many investors in.
股市大跌造成许多投资人彻底毁灭

do up

(1)

To adorn or dress lavishly:
精心打扮:打扮得花枝招展:
The children were all done up in matching outfits.
孩子们都穿戴上比赛服装

(2)

To wrap and tie (a package).
包,扎(包裹)

(3)

To fasten:
扣,固定:
do up the buttons on a dress.
扣上衣服上的钮扣

do without
To manage in spite of a lack or absence:
没有…也可以:在没有某物的情况下设法完成:
There was no television on the island, but we soon learned to do without.
岛上没有电视,可不久我们就适应了

习惯用语

do a disappearing act【非正式用语】
To vanish.
消失,不见

do away with

(1)

To make an end of; eliminate.
结束;减少

(2)

To destroy; kill.
毁坏;杀死

do (one) proud
To act or perform in a way that gives cause for pride.
成功,取得成就:以引起自豪的方式做或表现

do (one's) bit
To make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.
尽责,尽本分:朝向整体目标而做出个人的贡献

do (one's) own thing【俚语】
To do what one does best or finds most enjoyable:
做最拿手或最喜爱做的事:
“I get paid to try cases and to do my thing on trial”(Bruce Cutler)
“我拿着薪俸审案子,在审判中展雄才”(布鲁斯·卡特勒)

do or die
To exert supreme effort.
拼命干,不成功毋宁死

语源

(1)

Middle English don
中古英语 don

(2)

from Old English d?n * see dh?-
源自 古英语 d?n *参见 dh?-

基本词义

do
do 2
AHD:[d?]
D.J.[dou]
K.K.[do]
n.Music (名词)【音乐】
The first tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
多:唱法中自然音阶的第一音

语源

(1)

Italian
意大利语

(2)

more singable replacement of ut * see gamut
ut更易歌唱的取代 *参见 gamut

现代英汉词典

do 1
[dJ, du:]
v. aux.
did, done, doing;

(1)

第三人称单数现在式:does; 一般现在时的否定式: don't, doesn't; 一般过去时的否定式: didn't

(2)

(在否定的陈述句和命令句里作为助动词)
He didn't come.
他没来.

(3)

(在疑问句里作为助动词)
Did he arrive in time?
他按时到了吗?

(4)

(作为助动词表示强调)
He did come after all!
他毕竟还是来了!

(5)

(作为助动词代替刚刚用过的或要在答覆时用到的动词)
He likes skating and so does she.
他喜欢滑冰她也喜欢滑冰。

词性变化

do
vt., vi.

(1)

(与名词或动名词连用)做,干,进行;忙于
do woodwork
做木工
do the homework
做作业
do one's own things
我行我素
I did my best to help him.
我尽力帮助他。
He did us a report.
他给我们做了一个报告。
What do you do?
你做什么工作?
Ramona does a lot of jobs in the house, but her sister doesn't.
雷蒙娜在家里做很多活,可是她妹妹却不做。
He does the cooking and she does the washing.
他做饭,她洗碗碟。
When in Rome do as the Romans do.
入乡随俗。

(2)

给予;提供;带来
We must do him justice.
我们不可冤枉他。
Will you do me a favor?
你能帮我个忙吗?

(3)

生产,制造;创作
She has done an article.
她写了一篇文章。

(4)

走过,度过;参观,游览
do 80 miles an hour
一个钟头走80英里

(5)

学习,研究;翻译:
do biology at an university
在一所大学里学生物
do sth. into English
把…翻译成英文

(6)

整理;料理
do a room
整理房间
do one's hair
做头发
do one's teeth
刷牙
Please do the flowers.
请你插花。

(7)

服务;招待
The barber will do you next.
理发师下一个就给你理发。

(8)

够,足够;适合,行,可以
This will never do!
这事永远不可以。
Can you make $20 do?
20美元你够用了吗?

(9)

扮演;学…的样子
We did Hamlet.
我们演《哈姆雷特》。

(10)

烹调
The steak is well done.
这牛排煎得很透。

(11)

欺骗;骗人
Please don't think I'm trying to do you.
请不要以为我想欺骗你。

(12)

(后面加上 -ing)发生
What's doing tonight?
今晚有什么事?

(13)

How do you do?

(14)

(初次见面用语)您好;久仰

习惯用语

make do with sth.
凑合用,将就 (= make do)

That will do!
行了,够了!

词性变化

do
n.
dos 或 do's
大宴会

习惯用语

dos and don'ts
行为准则;须知

常用词组

do away with

(1)

摆脱;废除,取消

(2)

杀死

do down
诽谤,诋毁

do for

(1)

照料

(2)

设法弄到
do for water
设法搞到水

(3)

杀害

(4)

done for 精疲力竭

do in

(1)

伤害,杀害

(2)

累得很;很累
That walk was much too long, and nearly did me in.
那回走得太长了,我累得几乎要死。

do out
收拾,打扫;整理

do out of
抢劫;骗走,骗去

do up

(1)

系上;扣上
Do up your buttons.
系上你的扣子。

(2)

修理;修补
to do up the house
修理房屋

(3)

包裹

(4)

打扮

do with

(1)

(前面与could, can连用)需要
I could do with a cup of tea.
我来杯茶就行。

(2)

有关系
have sth. to do with
和…有关系
have nothing to do with
和…没有关系

基本词义

do 2
var.
→ doh

现代英汉综合大辞典

do+[1]
[du:; du, dE]
vt.
(did[did]; done[dQn]) [陈述语气第三人称单数现在时 does [dQz, dEz]]

(1)

做; 干; 办; 尽(力), 竭(力); 担任, 从事
do+[1] one's work
工作
do+[1] business
做买卖
do+[1] shopping [washing]
买[洗]东西
do+[1] good [evil]
做好[恶] 事
do+[1] mental [manual] labour
从事脑力[体力]劳动
do+[1] one's duty
尽义务
What shall I do+[1] next?
还要我干些什么?
Dinner has been done.
晚饭已准备好了。

(2)

给予, 带来; 产生; 使蒙受
do+[1] [pay] homage to sb.
对某人表示敬意
do+[1] honour to the revolutionary martyrs
向革命烈士致敬
This poem do+[1]es him credit.
这首诗给他带来声誉。
Reading did him a lot of good.
阅读对他大有好处。
It do+[1]es him no harm.
这对他无害。
Will you do+[1] me a favor?
帮我个忙好吗?
They did her an injury.
他们伤害了她。
We did him justice.
我们为他说了公正话。
The storm did no damage to the houses.
暴风雨没有使房子受到损害。
He won't do+[1] anything to you.
他不会拿你怎么样的。

(3)

处理; 整理; 修理; 收拾; 制作
do+[1] the beds
铺床
do+[1] one's nails
修剪指甲
do+[1] the dishes
洗碗碟
do+[1] the room [kitchen]
收拾房间[厨房]
do+[1] one's face
整容, 化妆
do+[1] one's hair
梳头, 做头发
She has her hair done.
她请人做头发。

(4)

学习; 解答; 算出; 创作; 研究
do+[1] one's lessons
复习[预习] 功课
do+[1] one's homework
做作业
do+[1] chemistry at a university
在大学里学化学
do+[1] sums
做算术
do+[1] a puzzle
解谜; 解决难题
do+[1] a painting
作画

(5)

翻译; 改写; 抄写; 誊写
do+[1] a phrase into Chinese
把一个短语译成汉语
do+[1] a long article into a short one
把长文章改成短的
do+[1] five copies
复制五份

(6)

适合; 对...合用; 对...够用
Will this do+[1] you?
这对你合适吗?
This room willdo+[1]me quite well.
这房间对我十分合适。

(7)

访问; 游览; 参观; 逛
do+[1] the sights
游览名胜
Have you done Paris yet ?
你逛过巴黎吗?

(8)

走(完); 跑过; 旅行; 跋涉
The soldiers did 30 miles a day on foot.
战士们一天走了三十英里。
He did the journey in 2 hours.
他两小时完成了旅程。

(9)

演出; 扮演; 制片
do+[1] a movie [film]
拍摄电影
They did Hamlet.
他们演出《哈姆雷特》。

(10)

[一般接 the +形容词][口]装出; 做出...样子; 表现得
do+[1] the polite
表现得彬彬有礼

(11)

[口]招待; 接待; 款待
My friend willdo+[1] you well.
我的朋友会款待你的。

(12)

(=cook)煮, 煎, 烧
Is the meat done yet?
肉煮熟了吗?
I like it half done.
我喜欢半生不熟的。

(13)

[口]欺骗; 打败
I have been done.
我受骗了。

(14)

[口]使疲劳
Men and horses werepretty done.
人和马都疲惫不堪了。

(15)

[古]处置; [口]杀死
If you stir, I will do+[1] you.
[俚]你要是动,我就干掉你。

(16)

[口]服(若干年的)徒刑; 做满(任期)
He did two years in prison.
他在监狱里服过两年徒刑。

(17)

料理, 照应; 负责报道(事件等), 负责写...的评论
He do+[1]es the fiction for a newspaper.
他负责给报纸写小说评论。

(18)

毁掉
That has done me.
那把我(的机会等)毁了。

词性变化

do+[1]
vi.

(1)

做; 行动; 工作; 实行; 表现
Do as I say.
照我说的去做。
How shall I do if he comes?
如果他来, 我将怎么办?

(2)

[常用do+[1]ing形式][口]进行, 发生
What was doing at your place last night?
昨晚你的住处发生什么了?
There's nothing doing in this town at night.
晚上城里没有发生什么事。

(3)

行; 可以; 合适; 够了
That will do+[1].
够了, 行了。
That won't do+[1].
那不行。
This little bed will do+[1] for our youngest daughter.
这张小床我们最小的女儿睡能行。

(4)

生长; 进展; 进步
The apple trees do+[1] well here.
这里苹果树长得很好。
After the birth, mother and child are do+[1]ing nicely.
产后, 母亲和孩子都很平安。
They did poorly in the examination.
他们考得很差。

(5)

完成; 办完; 结束
When you have done, let me know.
你做完时, 告诉我一声。
His work is never done.
他总是不把事情做完。

do+[1]
v.
substitute [用来避免动词的重复]
Do you smoke? Yes, I do+[1].
你抽烟吗? —是的, 我抽。
He works harder than I do+[1](=work).
他工作比我努力。
You saw him and so did I.
你看见他; 我也看见了他。

do+[1]
v., aux.
[du:; du, dE, d] [过去式did; 第三人称单数现在时 does]

(1)

[构成疑问句]
Do you speak English ?
你讲英语吗 ?
Does he think so?
他这么想吗?
Did they leave?
他们走了吗?

(2)

[与 not 连用构成否定句]
They do+[1] not [don't] know.
他们不知道。
He did not [didn't] go.
他没有去。

(3)

[用于加强语气; 发强音]
I do+[1] believe you.
我确实相信你。
He did speak well.
他确实讲得很好。
Do be careful !
一定要仔细!

(4)

[用于倒装句]
Never do+[1] I see him.
我从来没有见过他。
Well do+[1] I remeber it.
那个我可记得清清楚楚。

do+[1]
n.
(pl. do+[1]s, do+[1]'s [du:z])

(1)

要求做到的事
do one's do+[1]
做份内的事

(2)

[俚] 骗局, 欺骗
It's all a do+[1].
这完全是骗局。

(3)

[英口]宴会; 庆祝会
We've got a do+[1] tonight.
家里今晚请客。

(4)

[英俚]【军】交战

(5)

成功
make a do+[1] of it
获得成功

(6)

[pl. ]分配
Fair do+[1]s!
公平分配!

继承用法

do+[1]-all
n.
勤杂工; 管理各种事务的人

do+[1]-or-die
adj.
不屈不挠的; 破釜沉舟的

习惯用语

Anything do+[1]ing?
有办法吗?办得到吗?

be done for
(人、物)不中用了, 完蛋了; (人)精疲力竭

be done in [up]
[口]精疲力竭

be [get] done with
[口]做完, 结束; 不再同...打交道

be hard done by
受到不公平的待遇; 被苛待

By do+[1]ing nothing we learn to do+[1] ill.
[谚]闲则生非。

can [could] do+[1] with

(1)

认为满足; 将就

(2)

[口]需要; 但愿得到

Easy does it!
[口]别着急!慢慢来!

Fair do+[1]'s
[do+[1]o's, do+[1]os, do+[1]es][口]公平交易[分配]

have done

(1)

结束, 做完

(2)

停止! 够了! 算了吧!

have done it
[口]做了蠢事, 把事情搞糟

have done with

(1)

做完[结束]某事

(2)

和...断绝关系, 停止往来

have sth. [anything, nothing, little, much, a great deal] to do+[1] with
和...有些关系[任何关系, 没有关系, 关系不大, 关系很大]

have to do+[1] with
和...有关, 和...打交道

How do+[1] you do+[1]?
[口]你好? (打招呼用语, 一般用同样的话回答)

I never did! (=Well, I never did! Well, I never!)
我真没想到! 我真没见到过! 我真没听说过!(表示惊讶的感叹语)

In do+[1]ing we learn.
[谚]边干边学, 在实践中学习。

It is better to do+[1] well than to say well.
[谚]说得好不如做得好。

It isn't done.
[口]没有人这样做, 这样做有失礼貌。

make do+[1] and mend
(不买新的而把旧的)修补一下凑合使用

make sth.do+[1] (=make do+[1] with sth.)
拿某物勉强凑合对付

No, you don't .
[口]你办不到; 你敢!

over and done with
已经结束[过去]

That do+[1]es it.

(1)

行啦, 够啦

(2)

(=That's done it)这下可糟了。

That will do+[1] (=That'll do+[1].)
[口]行啦, 够啦!

That [It] will do+[1]me.
[口]对我正合适, 正合乎我的要求

That [It] won't do+[1].
[口]那[这]不行, 不合适

We do+[1]as we can, since when we can't do+[1] as we would.
[谚]即使事不由己, 也应尽力而为。

Well done!
好极了! 干得好!

What can I do+[1] for you.
[口]你要什么?有什么事可以为您效劳?

What do+[1] you do+[1] (for a living)?
您是干什么工作的?

What is to be done?
怎么办?

what (to) do+[1] with oneself
如何利用自己的时间; 如何做有益的事情

What we do+[1] willingly is easy.
[谚]愿者不难。

Whatever is worth do+[1]ing at all is worth do+[1]ing well.
[谚]值得做的事, 就好好去做。

What's do+[1]ing?
[口]发生了什么事?

What's done can't be undone.
[谚]覆水难收。

What's to do+[1] (here)?
[口]发生了什么事? 怎么回事?

Do as I do.
[美、废]请陪我喝酒, 请和我干一杯。

Do as you would be done by.
[谚]你想别人怎样对待你, 就要怎样对待别人; 已所不欲, 勿施于人。

do away with

(1)

废除; 取消; 摆脱; 去除

(2)

杀死, 干掉

do+[1] badly for
[口]没有获得(某物)的充足供应, 获得(某物)的数量很少

do+[1] brown

(1)

使(某人)上当, 使(某人)吃亏

(2)

干得漂亮, 干得彻底

do+[1] by
对待

do+[1] down

(1)

自上而下地搞

(2)

[口]胜过; 压倒

(3)

[口]欺骗, 使上当

(4)

[口]说(某人)坏话, 贬低(某人或某物)

do+[1] for

(1)

适合...之用; 满足...的需要

(2)

(=do+[1]as)作为...之用, 代替

(3)

[口]帮助照料, 料理(家务、生活等)

(4)

[口]设法搞到(在疑问句中用于what或how之后)

(5)

[口]毁掉; 使完蛋; 使丧命; 干掉

do+[1] for oneself
自己照顾自己; 自立, 不依靠别人

do+[1] in

(1)

[口]使极度疲乏, 使精疲力竭

(2)

[俚]毁掉, 搞坏; 干掉, 杀害

(3)

[口]欺骗, 使上当, 使吃亏

(4)

[澳俚](把钱)花光, 用尽

do+[1] into
译成

do+[1] it all
[美俚]服无期徒刑(下流社会或囚犯用语)

do+[1] much for [towards]
对...作出很大贡献; 对...起很大作用

do+[1] one's best [level best]
竭尽全力

do+[1] one's damnedest
[俚]拼命; 尽力

do+[1] oneself well

(1)

[口]生活优越, 养尊处优

(2)

(=do+[1] well for oneself)取得成就; 生意兴隆

do+[1] or die
不顾一切地干, 不成功毋宁死

do+[1] out

(1)

打扫; 洗刷

(2)

清理, 收拾

(3)

装饰

do+[1] over

(1)

(=do+[1]over again)重做一遍

(2)

重新油漆(家俱等); 重新装修(房屋等)

(3)

(=do+[1] sb. over)[俚]痛打(某人); 打得(某人)遍体伤痕

(4)

[俚]诱奸(某女)

do+[1] right
做得对

do+[1]sb. good

(1)

对某人有好处, 对某人有帮助

(2)

使某人高兴, 使某人满意

do+[1] sb. out of
从某人处骗取(某物); (用不正当手段)阻止某人拥有

do+[1] sth. to

(1)

改进; 使...显得更加具有吸引力

(2)

打扰(某人); 使(某人)不安; 使(某人)激动

do+[1] up

(1)

包扎起来

(2)

扣好(钮扣、风纪扣等); 系上(鞋带等); 拉上(拉链)

(3)

(女子)梳理头发; (用发针、发夹把头发)夹起来, 盘起来

(4)

修缮; 刷新(房屋等); 洗(衣服等)

(5)

穿着, 打扮

(6)

使极度疲倦

(7)

[俚]使破产; 打败

do+[1] up right [brown]
[美口]做得认真, 搞得彻底; 做得出色

do+[1] well

(1)

[与动词不定式连用]以...为明智, 以...为好; 幸而做了(某事)

(2)

(病人)有起色; 恢复健康; (植物)长势好

(3)

发达, 成功; (在考试、竞赛等中)取得良好成绩

do+[1] well by sb.
[口]对某人很好; 对某人慷慨大方

do+[1] well for
获得许多..., 有大量的...供应

do+[1] well for oneself
[口]变得富裕起来; 改善自己的社会地位

do+[1] well out of
从...得到很大的利益

do+[1] with

(1)

对待;处置;利用;放置

(2)

与...相处

(3)

忍受,容忍

(4)

[与can或could连用]满足于,认为足够

(5)

[与can或could连用]需要, 想要; 充分利用

do+[1] without
没有...也行; 缺乏; 摒弃

Doing is better than saying.
[谚]会说不如会做; 空言无补。

done to the wide [world]
[口]精疲力竭; 被打败; 穷到极点

do+[1]s and do+[1] don'ts
惯例, 规章, 应该注意的事项

美国传统词典

do
do 1
AHD:[d?]
D.J.[du8]
K.K.[du]
v.
did[d1d] done[d?n] do.ing, does[d?z]
v.tr.

(1)

To perform or execute:
do one's assigned task; do a series of business deals.

(2)

To fulfill the requirements of:
did my duty at all times.

(3)

To carry out; commit:
a crime that had been done on purpose.

(4)

To produce, especially by creative effort:
do a play on Broadway.

(5)

To play the part or role of in a creative production:
did Elizabeth I in the film.

(6)

To mimic:
“doing the Southern voice, improvising it inventively as he goes along”(William H. Pritchard)

(7)

To bring about; effect:
Crying won't do any good now.

(8)

To render; give:
do equal justice to the opposing sides; do honor to one's family.

(9)

To put forth; exert:
Do the best you can.

(10)

To attend to in such a way as to take care of or put in order:
did the bedrooms before the guests arrived.

(11)

To prepare for further use especially by washing:
did the dishes.

(12)

To set or style (the hair).

(13)

To apply cosmetics to:
did her face.

(14)

To have as an occupation or a profession:
Have you decided what you will do after graduate school?

(15)

To work out by studying:
do a homework assignment.

(16)

Informal

(17)

To travel (a specified distance):
do a mile in four minutes.

(18)

To make a tour of; visit:
[He] did 15 countries of Western Europe in only a few days” (R.W. Apple, Jr.)

(19)

To be sufficient in meeting the needs of; serve:
This room will do us very nicely.

(20)

Informal To serve (a prison term).

(21)

Slang To cheat; swindle:
do a relative out of an inheritance.

(22)

Slang To take (drugs) illegally:
“If you do drugs you are going to be in continual trouble”(Jimmy Breslin)
v.intr.

(1)

To behave or conduct oneself; act:
Do as I say and you won't get into trouble.

(2)

To get along; fare:
students who do well at school.

(3)

To carry on; manage:
We can very easily do without your interference.

(4)

To make good use of something because of need:
I could do with a nice hot bath.

(5)

To serve a specified purpose:
This coat will do for another season.

(6)

To be proper or fitting:
Such behavior just won't do.

(7)

To take place; happen:
What's doing in London this time of year?

(8)

Used as a substitute for an antecedent verb:
worked as hard as everyone else did.

(9)

Used after another verb for emphasis:
Run quickly, do!
v.aux.

(1)

Used with the infinitive without to in questions, negative statements, and inverted phrases:
Do you understand? I did not sleep well. Little did we know what was in store for us.

(2)

Used as a means of emphasis:
I do want to be sure. Do be still!
n.
pl. do'sor dos

(1)

A statement of what should be done:
a list of the do's and don'ts of management.

(2)

Informal An entertainment; a party:
attended a big do at the embassy.

(3)

Regional A commotion.

(4)

Chiefly British A swindle; a cheat.

(5)

Archaic Duty; deed.

常用词组

do by
To behave with respect to; deal with:
The children have done well by their aged parents.

do for
To care or provide for; take care of.

do in Slang

(1)

To tire completely; exhaust:
The marathon did me in.

(2)

To kill.

(3)

To ruin utterly:
Huge losses on the stock market did many investors in.

do up

(1)

To adorn or dress lavishly:
The children were all done up in matching outfits.

(2)

To wrap and tie (a package).

(3)

To fasten:
do up the buttons on a dress.

do without
To manage in spite of a lack or absence:
There was no television on the island, but we soon learned to do without.

习惯用语

do a disappearing actInformal
To vanish.

do away with

(1)

To make an end of; eliminate.

(2)

To destroy; kill.

do (one) proud
To act or perform in a way that gives cause for pride.

do (one's) bit
To make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.

do (one's) own thingSlang
To do what one does best or finds most enjoyable:
“I get paid to try cases and to do my thing on trial”(Bruce Cutler)

do or die
To exert supreme effort.

语源

(1)

Middle English don

(2)

from Old English d?n * see dh?-

基本词义

do
do 2
AHD:[d?]
D.J.[dou]
K.K.[do]
n.Music
The first tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.

语源

(1)

Italian

(2)

more singable replacement of ut * see gamut

英汉航海大词典

do away with
vt.除去,废除

英汉化学大词典

do away with
vt.除去,消除,免除

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