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 4
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Complete the following sentences by using the emphatic do and the verb in brackets.
1.I (to try – past) to get into med school.
2.We (to convince – past) them to adopt a dog.
3.My sister (to work – present) during the weekend.
4.I (to like – present) making these exercises.
5.Back when I was in high school, I (to have – past) many friends.
6.He (to wash – past) his car.
7.You (to set – past) a new world record.
8.You (to fit – present) the description.
9.I (to take – past) my vitamins.
10.They (to argue – present) a lot when they are together.