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GRAMMAR: Make or Do

Make and Do are used with different expressions e.g. 

Make: a mistake, a difference, a fuss, an impression, a profit, a loss, sense.
We made a mistake, last year we made a $1m profit not a $2m loss.

Do: a deal, the accounts, damage, business with, someone a favour, the maths
She did us a favour by ignoring the error and it did no damage to our reputation.

BUSINESS IDIOMS

Learn these idioms:
Make do = manage on limited resources He made do with the old computer.
Word of mouth = a friend’s recommendationWe grew by word of mouth.
Ballpark figure = an estimated cost – $3m is a ballpark figure for the refit.
Down to earth = open and honest – I like her, she’s very down to earth.

 

Now take the TEST
and submit to receive your results and certificate

1. They ...... a serious mistake thinking the ........ was the final cost.
3.

It's in poor condition but we ...

4.

It ...... a great first impression and with ........ marketing business will grow organically.

5.

Question: What do we use without consciously knowing it?

6.

They heard about us by .....................

7.

Don't ......... a fuss when you see the office. We have to .............

8. What do you think of this lesson?