Emphatic Do Exercise 1

You can use ‘to do’ in almost every English sentence to emphasize the main verb in a sentence. The meaning of the main verb gets stronger or shows contrast by using ‘to do’. This grammatical structure is called the emphatic do in English. For a full overview of what this is and how to form it, click here.

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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