Emphatic Do Exercise 1

You can use ‘to do’ in almost every English sentence to emphasize the main verb. The meaning of the main verb gets stronger or shows contrast by using ‘to do’. This grammatical structure is called the emphatic do. This is an exercise to see if you know how to form it.

There is a video available below the exercise to make sure you fully understand what this grammatical structure is about.

Emphatic do exercise

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Emphatic Do Exercise 1

Complete the following sentences by using the emphatic do and the verb in brackets.
1.
My friend (to like – present) shopping.
2.
I (to buy – past) a new car last week.
3.
You (to behave – past) like a child at her birthday party yesterday.
4.
They (to want – present) to get married.
5.
She (to pay – present) her bills on time.
6.
I (to take – present) a shower every day.
7.
I love James Bond but I (to hate – present) Daniel Craig.
8.
Our friend (to undergo – past) surgery last month.
9.
You (to look – present) like a chipmunk.
10.
We are always arguing but we (to love – present) each other.

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