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The verb “do” is a main verb and a helping verb. It’s used for actions. What are some things that you do every day? 


Use "do" as a main verb:

  • She does her laundry on the weekend. 
  • Mark does his homework every day after school. 
  • I do my grocery shopping in the morning. 
  • Where do you do your grocery shopping? 

Here are some videos that show you various ways to use the verb “do.” 

do / did / done / doing

  • Joe does his homework every day. 
  • He did his homework yesterday. 
  • He has done his homework, and now he can relax. 
  • Joe believes that doing homework assignments is important for his progress as a student. 

Use "do" as a helping verb:

  • What do you do every day? 
  • Joe doesn’t do very much work around his house. 
  • What time does the class begin? 
  • This building doesn’t elevator. 
  • The students didn’t do their assignments. (This sentence uses “do” as a helping verb in the past tense.) 

What do you do every day?

When you answer this question, it’s not necessary to use “do” in your answer: 

What do you do every day?

  • I go to school. 
  • I work on my assignments. 
  • I help take care of my house. 
  • I go to the grocery store for food. 
  • I practice playing the piano every day. 

What does she do every day?

  • She goes to school. 
  • She works on her assignments. 
  • She helps take care of her house. 
  • She goes to the grocery store for food. 
  • She practices playing the piano every day. 
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