many students of english find it difficult to know when to correctly use the verbs ‘do’ and ‘make’. there are a lot of expressions in english using these verbs and it is very easy to choose the wrong one.‘do’ can be an auxiliary verb, e.g. ‘do you speak english?’ or a main verb, e.g. ‘i did a test this morning’. when ‘do’ is used as an auxiliary verb, it has no meaning. it is simply part of the grammatical structure of the sentence. however, ‘do’ is also used as part of many everyday expressions, e.g. ‘to do a test’, ‘to do the washing up’, etc.‘make’ is not an auxiliary verb. it is always a main verb, e.g. ‘i made a complaint last week’.english speakers usually use ‘make’ when they are talking about constructing, creating or performing something. they often use ‘do’ when someone performs an activity, task or action. however, there are many exceptions to these rules and so it is best to learn the expressions by heart. this short guide will help you to achieve this!this book has over 100 expressions which use ‘do’ and ‘make’. each expression has an example of usage in context. there is a section on phrasal verbs using ‘do’ and ‘make’. the book also contains grammatical exercises with answers.finally, at the end of the book there is a short story entitled ‘101 things to do…’. it has been especially written for students of english and uses many of the expressions covered in the book.