English The Easy Way

Make & Do

Make - to create something, this can be something physical such as a cake, a dress, bookshelves, or something virtual such as effort, noise, phone call, or a demand.

    We are going to make an offer on the house.

    Are you going to make a cake for the holidays?

    I hope the children make an effort to keep the house clean.

    Did you make this dress all by your self?

Do - is used to state an action that is being performed, the action can be something physical such as clean, cook, shopping, or, something virtual such as favor, good, work.

"Do" can be used as an auxiliary verb, and it can be used as a main verb.

    Please go do your homework.

    They do painting & cleaning.

    My parents do a lot of favor for people.

    Does Lori do well in school?

Please Note: The words do & make are both very general terms, they are not used to state a specified action.

As & Because

As & When

Aloud & Allowed

All & Very

Above & Over

Ever & Forever

Across & Along

Advice & Advise

Afraid - Frighten - Scared

Affect & Effect

A Few & A Little

Alike & Similar

Alot & A lot

Already Finish Just Still

Although & Though

All & Whole

Always & All Ways


Another - Other - The Other

Ate & Eight

Ill & Sick

Few & Little

Back up & Backup

Because & So

Begin & Start

Believe - Count On - Depend &

Berry & Bury

Bring & Take

By & On

By & Through

Change & Charge

Cook & Cooker

Close & Closed

Cord & Chord

Despite & In sprite Of

Do & Make

Do & Make Quiz

Ever & Forever

Elder & Older

Discover& Figure Out

Fast Food & Junk Food

Flower & Flour

Following & Next & Preceding

For & To

Fun & Funny

Figure & Figure Out

Grey & Gray

Have To & Must - Confusing Words

Have & Has Chart

Heal & Heel

Hear & Here

Here & There

History & Story

Home & House

Hotel & Motel

Just Already Finish Still

Knew & New

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