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Idioms for do

Origin of do

1
before 900; Middle English, Old English dōn; cognate with Dutch doen, German tun; akin to Latin -dere to put, facere to make, do, Greek tithénai to set, put, Sanskrit dadhāti (he) puts

synonym study for do

3. Do, accomplish, achieve mean to bring some action to a conclusion. Do is the general word: He did a great deal of hard work. Accomplish and achieve both connote successful completion of an undertaking. Accomplish emphasizes attaining a desired goal through effort, skill, and perseverance: to accomplish what one has hoped for. Achieve emphasizes accomplishing something important, excellent, or great: to achieve a major breakthrough.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH do

dew do dew
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British Dictionary definitions for do over (1 of 5)

do over

verb (tr, adverb)

informal to renovate or redecorate
British, Australian and NZ slang to beat up; thrash

British Dictionary definitions for do over (2 of 5)

DO

abbreviation for

Doctor of Optometry
Doctor of Osteopathy

British Dictionary definitions for do over (3 of 5)

do1
/ (duː, unstressed , ) /

verb does, doing, did or done

noun plural dos or do's

Word Origin for do

Old English dōn; related to Old Frisian duān, Old High German tuon, Latin abdere to put away, Greek tithenai to place; see deed, doom

British Dictionary definitions for do over (4 of 5)

do2
/ (dəʊ) /

noun plural dos

a variant spelling of doh 1

British Dictionary definitions for do over (5 of 5)

do3

the internet domain name for

Dominican Republic
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Idioms and Phrases with do over

do over

Also, do something over.

1

Also, do over again. Repeat something, as in This setup won't work; I'll have to do it over again.

2

Redecorate, as in We've decided to do over the living room. [Early 1900s]

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