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 2
You can find the exercise below:
Complete the following sentences by using the emphatic do and the verb in brackets.
1.You (to drink – present) the occasional glass of red wine.
2.Wow! You (to make – past) the bed.
3.The police (to arrest – past) the fugitive.
4.I (to study – past) for the exam.
5.We (to get – present) along nicely.
6.I (to go – past) to Arizona two years ago.
7.She (to cheat – past) on her boyfriend.
8.Our friend (to work – present) really hard.
9.I (to feel – present) lonely sometimes.
10.They (to take – past) a lot of pictures on their honeymoon.