DO vs.

MAKE exercise
1. Complete the following sentences with MAKE or DO:
-My secretary is an excellent typist, he never ………… a mistake. -Would you ……….. me a favour and take this to the post office? -Our text doesn’t fit in the grid, we’ll have to ………….some changes. -Please don’t …………..any noise. I’m trying to concentrate. -Can you …………this proposal a bit more specific? -We could ………..much higher profits by ……………..business with suppliers overseas. -The new president ……………a promise to increase profits by 20%.. -How are you getting on with your Marketing lessons? I hope you’re …………..your best! -If you ……………..your homework every night, we’ll ………………..good progress. -Rick changed jobs because he wasn’t …………….enough money. -I’m going on vacation next week, but I haven’t …………….any plans yet.

2. Fill in the gaps of this conversation between two old friends with MAKE or DO.
-Hey! What’s up? It’s been ages since I last saw you! How are you ………..? -I’m ……….well, thanks. My company is ……………….very well too. I’m really happy, -I can’t complain. And also, bumping into you in the street has …………… my day! -Wow, that’s great. I’m glad you’re ....................well. I need your help. Could you .............. me a favour? -Yes, of course, I’ll........ my best. -I .....................a terrible mistake at work. I lost an important client. My company is not ................... as well as yours. In fact, they’re planning to fire some people. I think I’ll be ....................... redundant.

-Don’t worry, I have some contacts. I ...............some business with an important Asian company last month. Perhaps they could take you in. I’ll ask them. They’ll probably ........................you a good offer. -Thanks so much.

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