June 19, 2024

Household jobs – Do or Make?

To talk about jobs in the home you can use phrases as wash the dishes, clean the kitchen floor, set the table, etc . In conversation the verb do is often used instead : “Let me do the dishes”. “Hanna said he would do the kitchens floor”. “It is your turn to do the table”. Do is often used with nouns ending- ing : to do the shopping / cleaning / vacuuming.

The verb make is used especially in the phrase make the beds and when you are talking about cooking or preparing food : “He makes a great lasagne”, “I will make breakfast while you are having a shower.”

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