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Meaning of "do for" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO FOR

do for play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DO FOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Do for is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb do for in English.

WHAT DOES DO FOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of do for in the English dictionary

The first definition of do for in the dictionary is to convict of a crime or offence. Other definition of do for is to cause the ruin, death, or defeat of. Do for is also to do housework for.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DO FOR

PRESENT

Present
I do for
you do for
he/she/it does for
we do for
you do for
they do for
Present continuous
I am doing for
you are doing for
he/she/it is doing for
we are doing for
you are doing for
they are doing for
Present perfect
I have done for
you have done for
he/she/it has done for
we have done for
you have done for
they have done for
Present perfect continuous
I have been doing for
you have been doing for
he/she/it has been doing for
we have been doing for
you have been doing for
they have been doing for
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I did for
you did for
he/she/it did for
we did for
you did for
they did for
Past continuous
I was doing for
you were doing for
he/she/it was doing for
we were doing for
you were doing for
they were doing for
Past perfect
I had done for
you had done for
he/she/it had done for
we had done for
you had done for
they had done for
Past perfect continuous
I had been doing for
you had been doing for
he/she/it had been doing for
we had been doing for
you had been doing for
they had been doing for
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will do for
you will do for
he/she/it will do for
we will do for
you will do for
they will do for
Future continuous
I will be doing for
you will be doing for
he/she/it will be doing for
we will be doing for
you will be doing for
they will be doing for
Future perfect
I will have done for
you will have done for
he/she/it will have done for
we will have done for
you will have done for
they will have done for
Future perfect continuous
I will have been doing for
you will have been doing for
he/she/it will have been doing for
we will have been doing for
you will have been doing for
they will have been doing for
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would do for
you would do for
he/she/it would do for
we would do for
you would do for
they would do for
Conditional continuous
I would be doing for
you would be doing for
he/she/it would be doing for
we would be doing for
you would be doing for
they would be doing for
Conditional perfect
I would have do for
you would have do for
he/she/it would have do for
we would have do for
you would have do for
they would have do for
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been doing for
you would have been doing for
he/she/it would have been doing for
we would have been doing for
you would have been doing for
they would have been doing for
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you do for
we let´s do for
you do for
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to do for
Past participle
done for
Present Participle
doing for
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO FOR

do a Melba
do a number on someone
do a perish
do a runner
do a Skase
do away with
do battle
do by
do down
do duty for
do honour to
do in
do justice to
do like a dinner
do one´s bit
do one´s block
do one´s cruet
do one´s level best
do one´s nana
do one´s nut

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO FOR

account for
as for
ask for
be all for
be in the market for
but for
except for
go for
go in for
have eyes for
have feelings for
have it in for
have no time for
have no use for
in for
in line for
pay for
so much for
stand up for
up for

Synonyms and antonyms of do for in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «do for» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DO FOR

Find out the translation of do for to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do for from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «do for» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer por
570 millions of speakers

English

do for
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के लिए करते हैं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القيام به ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать для
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer por
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জন্য কর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire pour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buat untuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

für tun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ためにする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

을 위해 할
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apa kanggo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செய்யுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यासाठी करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bir şey için yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare per
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zrobić dla
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити для
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face pentru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνει για
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen vir
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

göra för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre for
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do for

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO FOR»

The term «do for» is very widely used and occupies the 13.887 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO FOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «do for» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «do for» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do for

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «DO FOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word do for.
1
Scott Adkins
I just remember Bruce Lee blowing my mind on the screen, and I thought to myself, 'That's what I want to do for a living when I'm older.' Bruce Lee was so magnetic and charismatic and held the screen so well.
2
Erin Andrews
Despite what I do for a living, I am very insecure about my body.
3
Peter Banks
I'm not altogether sure what I'm going to do for that. I think it will be a lot more low key than the other two I've done. Dare I say it, a bit more relaxing.
4
Brian Bonsall
Music is what I want to do for the rest of my life.
5
James L. Brooks
Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy.
6
Lewis Carroll
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
7
Eric Clapton
I'd love to knock an audience cold with one note, but what do you do for the rest of the evening?
8
Phil Collins
I just don't think of myself as a star. This is what I do for a living; I'm fortunate that I make ends meet.
9
Joe Dempsie
It's amazing what a bit of soot and shaving can do for muscle definition, honestly.
10
Barry Eisler
The two most important things to do for self-defense are not to take a martial arts class or get a gun, but to think like the opposition and know where you're most at risk.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO FOR»

Discover the use of do for in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to do for and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Things We Do for Love
Returning to her hometown to care for her aging mother and run the family restaurant, Angie Malone hires job-seeking teen Lauren Ribaldo, with whom she shares an emotional journey that helps both women realize the meaning of family.
Kristin Hannah, 2005
2
Seven Things The Holy Spirit Will Do in You
From the author of ‘Seven Things The Holy Spirit Will Do For You’ comes yet another inspirational book about the Holy Spirit and His ministry in the life of the believer.In Seven Things The Holy Spirit Will Do In You, Pastor Chris ...
‎2011
3
What to do for a Pain in the Neck: The Complete Program for ...
Here at last is help. In What to Do for a Pain in the Neck, one of today's leading experts on neck pain provides a broad range of treatments and preventive measures so that you do not have to learn how to live with pain—you can banish it.
Jerome Schofferman, 2011
4
What Medicine Can Do for Law
Reprint of the first edition. Cardozo [1870-1938], an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was one of the most influential American jurists of the twentieth century.
Benjamin Nathan Cardozo, 1930
5
What Did the Ancient Egyptians Do for Me?
This book explores what the Ancient Egyptians gave us: makeup, domesticated cats, and more.
Patrick Catel, 2010
6
What Tarot Can Do for You: Your Future in the Cards
But that's not all they can do! What Tarot Can Do For You shows you the basics of tarot, from getting started to using the cards for more than just fortunetelling.
Barbara Moore, 2004
7
101 Things to Do for Christmas
A colorful, fun-filled book packed with exciting projects that can be kept and enjoyed or given as gifts.
Debbie Trafton O'Neal
8
Best Practices for Teacher Leadership: What Award-Winning ...
This collection chronicles the many ways in which teachers create professional learning communities through collaborations with colleagues, mentees, faculty groups, learners, families, and neighborhoods.
Randi Stone, Pru Cuper, 2006
9
What Astrology Can Do for You
In these pages, you will learn about: -- Your unique birth chart -- Forecasting the future -- What "the Moon in the Seventh House" really means -- The influence of the planets and signs -- Playing the angles This book's plain talk and clear ...
Stephanie Jean Clement, 2000
10
Sports: What Sports Can Do for You and What You Can Do With ...
Friends: they're a big part of your life, and most of the time they're great, but sometimes difficult situations can arise. Now the New Moon Books Girls Editorial Board is here to help you with the ups and downs of friendship.
Flynn Berry, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DO FOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term do for is used in the context of the following news items.
1
AIFF should do for football what BCCI does for cricket: Ganguly
Expressing disappoitment at the falling standard of Indian football, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly today said the AIFF must take a cue ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
2
Local community things to know and do for the Whittier area for July …
Community members are encouraged to help save lives by donating blood from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Whittier Area Community Church, ... «The Whittier Daily News, Jul 15»
3
Local community things to know and do for the Pasadena area for …
The Sports Camp still has open spots available for Aug. 10 to Aug. 21 at Dana Gym, 1401 S. First Ave., Arcadia. Each camp features a variety of ... «The Pasadena Star-News, Jul 15»
4
McDonald: What did Hamel-Smith ever do for Laventille?
Member of Parliament for Port of Spain South Marlene McDonald came out swinging during her address at the People's National Movement ... «Trinidad & Tobago Express, Jul 15»
5
What Michal Neuvirth can do for the Flyers, Steve Mason
After a draft weekend that went above and beyond fans hopes and dreams, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall had himself a much expected ... «Along the Boards, Jul 15»
6
Local community things to know and do for the San Gabriel Valley …
Azusa's Recreation and Family Services Department is kicking off its summer concert series with Mariachi Camino Real at 7 p.m. today at ... «The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Hillary Clinton: "People Should And Do Trust Me"
They want to know what I'm going to do for the economy, what I'm going to do for education, what I'm going to do for healthcare, and they trust ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
8
This is your (helpful) big brother: What Opel's OnStar system will do
This is your (helpful) big brother: What Opel's OnStar system will do for you. Eddie Cunningham Twitter · Email. Published 08/07/2015 | 02:30. 0 Comments ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
9
Things to Do for July 8, 2015
... • Hermitage Historical Society announces summer hours at the Stewart House, 5465 E. State St., beginning with an open house from 5 to 8 ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
10
Best remodeling projects for the money
What will the remodel do for your home's value? For answers, we went to professional house flipper Todd Kullmann with Home 360 for some ... «KARE, Jul 15»

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