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Example sentences for "do"

Lexicographically close words:
djins; dler; dlichen; dlink; dmon; doah; doan; doand; doant; doat
  1. Why do you talk of attacks, when I have only come to require that the capitulation be ratified?

  2. I understand you; pardon me if I do not yet rightly know how to accept a kindness.

  3. I went to see her again to-day; I intended to tell her that I could lend her five hundred thalers, when I had received the money for my property; for I must put some of it by, if I do not go to Persia.

  4. Above all things, do not let my pistols be forgotten, which hang beside the bed.

  5. If I was, do you think I should let you say so?

  6. To the former, Madam, you promised your hand; do you wish to keep your word?

  7. Mr. Landlord, the police surely do not ask to know a young lady's secrets!

  8. Pardon me, if I do not give you your right title.

  9. Yes, I'll do that; and the sooner the better.

  10. Do you see, I do not wish to have it again at all.

  11. I do not ask you to let me hear from you.

  12. May I die before your eyes, if you do not encourage this malicious, unfeeling wretch.

  13. What, Herr Just, I do hope you are not still angry about yesterday's affair!

  14. We do not require your services for nothing.

  15. What did you do with that letter, Franziska?

  16. Because I do not wish to owe you anything.

  17. Mrs. Launce has spoken, and has no more to say," broke in the unruffled voice of Caleb Launce.

  18. And now we'll hurry above and try to get hold of this ship's papers before any rascal has a chance to destroy them.

  19. As Darrin drew back he could not escape the feeling that two of the seamen near him regarded him as being their especial prisoner.

  20. Your Yankee friend shall not catch us this time," jeered the ober-lieutenant.

  21. As soon as Darrin discovered that Dalzell was using his searchlight he ordered the "Grigsby's" also to be used.

  22. If you and we hurry, we may bag another before dark," Dave sent by wireless, as the aircraft started back again.

  23. How soon can the commanders of the three patrol boats report to me?

  24. But Dave Darrin, knocking von Schellen's hand away, seized the lever, forcing the periscope to rise to its full height above the conning tower.

  25. Despite the haze over the sea the "blimp's" movements could still be made out from the deck of the destroyer.

  26. There must be a submarine somewhere, but we haven't picked up a sign of it as yet.

  27. Thereupon half a dozen heads appeared over a bulwark above.

  28. The wireless masts and aerials had disappeared.

  29. They choose the best means of attaining a high degree of perfection.

  30. Let me give you some instances, taken from the little book "Fate of Infidelity," by a Converted Infidel.

  31. Schools are therefore not absolutely necessary for our children.

  32. They entered the part of the vessel that remained hanging amid the rocks.

  33. None have reminded parents of this more faithfully than the Pastors of the Church.

  34. Julian the Apostate forbade Catholics to be educated in their holy faith, for he knew very well that there is no more certain means of destroying the faith than by not suffering it to be taught.

  35. It was no angel from heaven that brought it.

  36. As to the fear of not getting money for building and supporting schools, let us look at those magnificent school-buildings in every city and town of the country.

  37. For while the physical development of the child advances with age, it is not so with the mental; for religious instruction only can develop the noble faculties of the soul.

  38. Catholics of Ireland, has not ceased, almost from the very beginning of his glorious pontificate, to repeat similar instructions in his apostolic letters to the Irish Bishops.

  39. We can't do anything just yet, but it will be dark by the time I get over to the laboratory and back and then we can do something.

  40. There's nothing we can do immediately, I suppose," he remarked at length.

  41. What do you suppose Mrs. Ogleby meant in her references to Carton?

  42. If she is out of the way, there is no one to swear to the accuracy of the notes in the record, no one to identify the voices--even if we do manage finally to locate the thing.

  43. Most fellows like him have a sort of Amen Corner where they meet their henchmen, issue orders, receive reports and carry on business that wouldn't do for an office downtown.

  44. He couldn't be on such intimate terms with one who was paying graft to him as collector otherwise; do you think so?

  45. There was nothing more that we could do that night and we waited impatiently until Clare Kendall came to make her daily report in the morning.

  46. Amazed at his temerity in bearding Dorgan in his very den, I could do nothing but accompany him, though I much feared it was almost like inviting homicide.

  47. I presume you don't want to go up there and look the place over yourself, do you, Carton?

  48. Apparently all along she had assumed that Carton must be the person to see, that he alone could do anything for her, would do something.

  49. There was a battery of white manicure tables, and then the hairdressers and the artists who lay on these complexions-- what do you think of mine?

  50. What Kennedy said to her, I do not know, but I don't think it had much effect.

  51. I do my own work; I don't do other people's work!

  52. To do them justice, though, I must say that none of them appeared at all anxious to have me; neither did they hold out to me much hope of making my fortune.

  53. He has played with Kean and Macready and Phelps and Matthews, and they would none of them have dreamt of asking him to do such a thing.

  54. How can we do our work without noise, I should like to know?

  55. But it wouldn't do for me to stop there meditating.

  56. They prefer saying unpleasant things that they do mean.

  57. You should hear the supers dance: you can do so easily a mile off.

  58. When I used it, I had to do all my packing in the hall, for it was impossible to get the thing up and down stairs.

  59. I always do better in low comedy than in anything else, and everybody tells me I ought to stick to it.

  60. I explained to him that he had already had it, and he then replied, "Oh, that will never do at all.

  61. The dress that Miss Eastlake wore in the Silver King would, I am sure, do all right for Ophelia; and what difference is there between Queen Elizabeth and Mrs. Bouncer?

  62. I know I was sick enough of the thing before it was over, but what I should have been sitting it out from beginning to end every evening, I do not like to think.

  63. She could not imagine the old mansion in the hands of a ruthless, modern owner who might tear down the shutters, do away with the old-fashioned garden and relandscape the grounds.

  64. What wouldn't I do if they should turn up!

  65. Well, now that you've made me miss my train, just what do you want?

  66. Of course, we did do some of our digging near the sundial," she said to Cara, "but at the time we never dreamed there was any connection.

  67. I do know that it was something that turned Agatha against him.

  68. How do you manage to run into all these entrancing adventures?

  69. What do you guess became of the missing page?

  70. Cara, what did your ghost do when he saw you?

  71. I feel that fresh air would do me good too.

  72. We'll do more looking than dusting," Madge assured Miss Swenster.

  73. Madge had little hope that she would find any new material, but at least thought it would do no harm to reread the diary at her leisure.

  74. What do you imagine he did that turned her against him?

  75. And do you mind if we look around for those pearls?

  76. I thought we might do a little sleuthing.

  77. Cara Wayne, do you promise never to reveal anything which transpires here this night?

  78. What do you imagine became of the pearls?

  79. This he did to please his queen, because she had been brought up in Media, and was fond of a mountainous situation.

  80. Now if there be such differences in opinion among you Egyptians, why are you surprised that those who came to Alexandria from another country, and had original laws of their own before, should persevere in the observance of those laws?

  81. Greeks, and might thereby have procured himself great assistance from all men against that hatred the Jews bore to him.

  82. However, they admire Lycurgus as the principal lawgiver, and all men celebrate Sparta for having continued in the firm observance of his laws for a very long time.

  83. And this was the end of Apion's life, and this shall be the conclusion of our discourse about him.

  84. Three million pounds are indeed offered, but how much is that among so many?

  85. If they considered what the war had already cost them, how much blood had been shed, they could not give up the struggle.

  86. That hope dwindled away when we noticed that there was no ground for it.

  87. The British authorities gave accommodation to the Free State Government in the Old Town, while the Transvaal Government was accommodated in the New Town.

  88. When Pretoria fell the outlook was darker than now, but there was then a spirit which animated the people.

  89. The position in both the Republics has been made clear to us, and that condition is very pitiful.

  90. With reference to the Deputation it is said: "They have been away two years now, and have effected nothing yet; how can we still hope that they will be able to effect something for our good?

  91. A year ago we took a resolution at Waterval, in the Standerton district, to continue the war vigorously.

  92. Our country is dreadfully impoverished, and I fail to see how we can give up that source of income.

  93. The burghers who have sent us to this meeting are in an equally pitiable condition.

  94. The Delegates represent the South African people, and we must now decide for that people.

  95. Having declared the Meeting open, the Chairman requested the Commission, which had been delegated to negotiate with Lord Kitchener and Lord Milner, to report on what they had done.

  96. It is argued that we must fight to the bitter end.

  97. It lay on the table, its bright cover staring up invitingly.

  98. So it was with something of his mother's splendid courage in his heart, but with nothing of her canny knowledge in his head, Jock McChesney fared forth to do battle with the merciless god Business.

  99. Sam Hupp had some sort of plan outlined himself.

  100. Then, boyish curiosity getting the better of him, "Say, tell me, what in the world are you doing to that drawing?

  101. Then, turning to her son as the door closed on the drooping figure of the erstwhile buoyant Meyers, "Where'll we lunch, Jock?

  102. The only difference was that I always played fair, while you played low-down whenever you had a chance.

  103. His voice sounded bigger, and smoother, and pleasanter than ever in contrast with that other's shrill tone.

  104. Mr. Griebler is looking for a competent, enthusiastic, hard-working man as advertising manager.

  105. She ate it, down to the last crumb, in a silence that was pregnant with portent.

  106. I went forth through the Middle West to spread the light among the benighted skirt trade.

  107. He had been loath to lose one crumb of the savor of it.

  108. Griebler--" "You nervy little shrimp, go in and win.

  109. And we're wearing our gowns so floppy this year that it makes no difference whether one's fat or not.

  110. After the victory at Naseby the issue of the struggle was practically decided.

  111. The yeomen and peasants whom he had gathered round him owed much to discipline and leadership; but they owed much also to the belief embedded in their hearts that they were fighting in the cause of God.

  112. Though no direct evidence exists, there are strong reasons for believing that this substitution was made in consequence of Cromwell's intervention.

  113. Every time they were employed, the appeal to force was placed more clearly in evidence, in spite of all efforts to minimise it.

  114. His schemes, based as they were on a thoroughly political instinct which warned him against the danger of cutting the State adrift from its moorings, had broken down mainly in consequence of the resistance of the King.

  115. On the one hand the special powers entrusted to the Tudor sovereigns were no longer needed after the domestic and foreign dangers which occupied their reigns had been successfully met.

  116. After some days of wrangling, the Protector resolved to put an end to the debates.

  117. Even those Presbyterians who distrusted a malignant King held aloof from the sectarian Englishman.

  118. The question raised by the Instrument was not whether the national control was to be exercised indirectly through Parliament, or directly through a popular vote, but whether it should be exercised at all.

  119. When at the conference now held the lawyers pleaded that Charles II.

  120. Tomatoes in frames should be given all the air and light possible and plenty of room if protected with canvas, do not allow the plants to crowd.

  121. A thorough soaking like this, a few times in a dry summer, will do more good than sprinkling every day.

  122. Plants that require a long season in which to mature, and which do not transplant readily, as melons and cucumbers, may be planted in forcing-hills in the field.

  123. These spike-tooth smoothing-harrows do for the field what the hand-rake does for the garden-bed.

  124. At the South the remontants and other deciduous roses do not do as well as farther North.

  125. The palms and some other greenhouse stuff do better if partially shaded.

  126. It is important that large lumps of fertilizer, especially muriate of potash and nitrate of soda, do not fall near the crowns of the plants; otherwise the plants may be seriously injured.

  127. When once started and the seeds sown, do not let the beds get too hot.

  128. The English varieties of gooseberries, considerably grown in this country, do not propagate readily from cuttings.

  129. If I were to write a motto over the gate of a garden, I should choose the remark that Socrates is said to have made as he saw the luxuries in the market, "How much there is in the world that I do not want!

  130. And if a pigweed now and then gets a start in the border, it would do no harm to let it alone: it belongs there!

  131. Cabbages always do best on a freshly turned sod, and should be set before the land has had time to dry after plowing.

  132. Seedlings are likely to vary greatly, and if one is fond of artichokes, he would do better to propagate by suckers from the best plants.

  133. I do not dislike cats, but I desire to see them kept at home and within control.

  134. The roses do not climb nor possess any special climbing organs; therefore they must be provided with a trellis or woven-wire fence.

  135. Those that do not flower should be reserved for further trial.

  136. He came within one of going clear over upon the hood.

  137. It was all right to pick up the stranded actors and carry them on to Fairview.

  138. They were secured to some bushes, and could be heard pawing and stamping.

  139. There was a slowing of speed while Matt made the turn.

  140. Then, re-corking the bottle and laying it aside, he went down on his hands and knees and started toward Klegg.

  141. Gripping his seat with both hands, he braced himself with his feet against the forward dip of the car.

  142. His first unreasoning impulse was to get away from his captors.

  143. Matt felt about among the saddles, bridles and blankets until he had found two coiled riatas.

  144. The three horses were not far from the runabout.

  145. We'll climb right over 'em in less'n five minutes.

  146. There was enough in these reflections to make Motor Matt dissatisfied with himself.

  147. Probably he didn't intend for you to take it out into the hills.

  148. They had been talking about everything and nothing, when suddenly Jack shook his head and began earnestly, "Did your mother mean that the other night?

  149. Then I get up and look out, for it is so like heaven, only silver instead of gold; and then--then I hear the angel play.

  150. You don't know nothin' about it, Mis' Grahame.

  151. When he was a little boy, his pockets were always full of pennies that he got from the other boys, trading and the like, and nobody had a kindness for him, though they loved Martha.

  152. You make me very happy, Colonel, with all these kind words about my dear daughter.

  153. But Mrs. Loftus needs a good deal of room!

  154. So 'come tell me all, my mother, all, all that ever you know!

  155. Miss Loftus, who had been "dying" as she would have put it, to get into Miss Wayland's school three years before.

  156. Mrs. Grahame, finding this not an agreeable subject, turned the conversation upon old friends, and they were soon deep in matters of twenty years ago.

  157. Oh--don't you think it's time to go on to B?

  158. What Leonie went most for was manners," explained Mrs. Loftus, taking a large mouthful of mayonnaise, and continuing her remarks while eating it.

  159. She found this quite funny enough, however, and Hildegarde was almost, but not quite, ready to laugh with her.

  160. If you do not throw salt into the fire before you begin to churn, the butter will not come.

  161. The members come from all parts of England indiscriminately.

  162. Will you allow me an exiguum of your periodical for the purpose of explaining a seeming plagiarism at page 32.

  163. The notices in Watt and Lowndes are very unsatisfactory.

  164. And thus the meaning of the passage seems to be: The lion's skin, which once belonged to Richard of the Lion Heart, is as sightly on the back of Austria, as were the mysteries of Hercules upon an ass.

  165. When you see a magpie you should cross yourself; if you do not you will be unlucky.

  166. The Advantages offered by this Society are Security, Economy, and lower Rates of Premium than most other Offices.

  167. It is therefore impossible to give a precise description of the color or brightness by referring to the Bradley papers.

  168. The material for his histological work he obtained from three different animal dealers.

  169. My dancers, unless they were greatly excited or moving under conditions of stress, never dragged their toes as much as is indicated in Figure 6.

  170. The most striking features of the ordinary behavior of the dancer are restlessness and movements in circles.

  171. As soon as the young mice are able to stand, circling movements are exhibited, and by the end of the second week they are pronounced.

  172. Thus far in connection with the labyrinth tests we have discussed only the relations of sight, touch, and smell to what I have called habit performance.

  173. Table 2 may be characterized as a "right whirler," for he turned to the right almost uniformly.

  174. Had the shock been given as punishment for a wrong choice, it is obvious that only the first test of the memory series would be of value as an indication of the existence of a previously acquired habit.

  175. Besides, there is the custom-house officer to be reckoned with; and I really do not believe that the man is to be trusted with your secret.

  176. I will therefore-- By the way, how long do you anticipate that it will take you to effect the rescue?

  177. But in either case you cannot do better, I think, than turn all your negroes over to me, with such arms as you can spare.

  178. Therefore while, for the sake of effect, I pretended to be very unwilling to fall in with his Excellency's views, I had decided that I would do so, almost as soon as I saw what was coming.

  179. And when do you suppose we shall reach our destination, Captain?

  180. I know what I should do in such a case," said Jack.

  181. And now, since you cannot possibly get back to Senor Montijo's place to-night, I think perhaps you cannot do better than come home with me; I can put you both up quite easily.

  182. With a little management we could even do the trick in broad daylight, and nobody be any the wiser!

  183. But do you really believe that the part of his story relating to the Senorita Isolda is true?

  184. But I do not blame you, Phil: you could not be expected to know that these fellows had somehow discovered the existence of the boat; nor could you be expected to watch her night and day.

  185. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "do" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    accompany; accomplish; achieve; act; advantage; affect; answer; ape; appear; apply; arrival; assume; attain; attend; author; avail; bake; banquet; barbecue; baste; bear; beat; beget; behave; benefit; blowout; boil; boodle; borrow; braise; breed; brew; bring; broil; brown; carnival; carry; cause; cheat; chisel; chord; chorus; clean; coddle; come; commit; compass; complete; conceive; conduct; consummate; cook; copy; counterfeit; course; cover; cozen; crack; create; crib; crook; curry; deceive; decipher; decode; defraud; devil; diddle; discharge; discourse; disentangle; dispatch; ditto; divine; doodle; dope; echo; effect; effectuate; employ; enact; engender; engineer; establish; execute; exercise; explain; exploit; fair; fake; fare; father; fathom; feast; festival; festivity; fetch; fete; fiesta; fill; fire; fit; fleece; follow; forge; found; fricassee; fry; fulfil; fulfill; fun; gala; generate; get; griddle; grill; guess; happen; heat; hit; hold; imitate; impersonate; inaugurate; incident; inflict; interpret; jamboree; make; manage; masquerade; measure; meet; mimic; mirror; move; obey; occasion; originate; overpass; overreach; pan; pantomime; party; pass; patrol; pay; perambulate; perform; perpetrate; personate; picnic; play; please; plumb; ply; poach; practice; pray; prepare; proceed; produce; profit; prosecute; prosperity; psych; pull; pursue; qualify; range; rave; ravel; reach; realize; ream; reception; reconnoiter; reflect; relate; render; repeat; resolve; riddle; riot; roast; satisfy; saute; scallop; scour; scout; screw; sear; see; serve; simmer; simulate; sire; solve; stage; stagger; stand; steam; stew; stretch; style; succeed; success; sucker; suffice; suit; sweep; swindle; tackle; take; toast; track; transact; transit; travel; traverse; undertake; undo; unlock; unravel; unriddle; untangle; untwist; use; visit; voyage; wage; watch; witness; work; wreak

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    does best; does not; doing everything; doing good; doing this; dollar bill; domestic cattle; domestic economy; domestic industry; domestic labor; domestic work; done tole; done what; done wrong; dont think; dooant know; double line; double standard; double stars; doubly serrate; doubt about; down again; down yonder; dozen men; dozen words; dozen yards