Make vs Do: Understanding the Difference

Make vs Do: Understanding the Difference

Learn the difference between using 'make' and 'do' in everyday English with examples and usage.

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1. Make v.s Do MAKE 1) It often has the meaning of creating,producing,constructi ng something which wasn't there before, sth new. Eg: make dinner,make a noise, make a cake.

2. Make v.s Do 1.1.-It is also used to indicate the origin of a product or the materials that are used to make something. Eg This t-shirt was made in China His wedding ring is made of gold Wine is made from grapes 1.2.-We use Make with Food, Drink and Meals: E.g He made a cup of tea She made dinner at 22.00 He made a cake for my birthday party

3. Make v.s Do 1.3.- Use make with certain nouns about plans and decisions: Make a decision (tomar una decisin) Make plans (hacer planes) Make a choice (hacer una eleccin) 1.4.-We use Make with nouns about speaking and certain sounds: make a comment(hacer un comentario) make a noise (hacer ruido) make a speech (hacer un discurso)

4. Make v.s Do DO 1) It has the meaning of fullfilling (completar) a task which already exists. 1.1. -It is used when talking about work, jobs or tasks. Note, they do not produce any physical object. Eg Have you done your homework? I have already done my exam Do you like doing housework?

5. Make v.s Do 1.2.-It is used when we refer to activities in general without being specific . In these cases, we normally use words like thing, something, nothing, anything, everything etc. Hurry up! I've got things to do! Don't just stand there do something! Is there anything I can do to help you?

6. Make v.s Do Works, jobs and tasks (DO) Product Material/Origin(MAKE) Do housework Made in China Do homework Made of gold Do an exam Made from grapes Non-specific activities (DO) Plans and decisions (MAKE) Do nothing Make a plan Do something Make a decision Do things Make a choice Food, drinks and meals (MAKE) Speaking and sounds (MAKE) Make a cake Make a comment Make breakfast/lunch/dinner Make a speech Make tea Make noise

7. Make v.s Do DO MAKE Do the washing-up Make an agreement Do the ironing Make the bed Do sports/exercise Make a journey Do gymnastics Make money Do the shopping Do the cleaning