Other definitions for does (2 of 2)
a third person singular present indicative of do1.
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How to use does in a sentence
The how-does-the-show-survive-without-Cowell talk was probably overstated to begin with.
And all the fal-lals and di-does they larn em in high school now doesnt amount to a row of pins in practical life.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
D-d-does it m-m-make any difference w-w-h-i-ch side you get on?The Pony Rider Boys in Texas | Frank Gee Patchin
does youth, does beauty, read the line?does sympathetic fears their breasts alarm?Speak, dead Maria!On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening, | Samuel Felton
"Put him down now, Mrs. Molly, and come and say other how-do-you-does," he called softly.The Melting of Molly | Maria Thompson Daviess
But Donahue, bein' a quite man, niver minded that, but let her go on with her do-se-does an' bought her a bicycle.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen | Finley Peter Dunne
British Dictionary definitions for does (1 of 2)
(used with a singular noun or the pronouns he, she, or it) a form of the present tense (indicative mood) of do 1
British Dictionary definitions for does (2 of 2)
Southern African taboo, slang a foolish or despicable person
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