English version

do for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo for somebody/something phrasal verbKILL British English informal to kill someone or harm something or someone very badly Working 100 hours a week nearly did for me. be done for at done2(3) do→ See Verb table
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do for One other caveat: You may have no more need for tax software than you do for an accountant.Presumably, these relatively open habitats favored larger groups as they did for chimps and baboons, the two other open-country primates.There wasn't much they could do for Martinho.We must not ask government to do what we should do for ourselves.What do they usually do for the patient?The Pre-Raphaelites may do for the Victorians.The company wants to know clearly and briefly what James D.. Sample can do for them.There are still things which your University may be able to do for you.
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Verb table
do
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydo
he, she, itdoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave done
he, she, ithas done
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad done
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill do
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have done
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doing
he, she, itis doing
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you, we, theyare doing
Past
I, he, she, itwas doing
you, we, theywere doing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doing
he, she, ithas been doing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doing
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