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Sep 18, 2018

Hi there and welcome back to another episode of the Art of Business English. Today I have a great episode for you. We are going to focus on business collocations with Make and Do. Remember, if you haven’t taken a look at the episode on the difference between make and do then check it out. It is one of our most popular episodes and it is really useful. We will put a link to it in the show notes.

Many people struggle with collocations, so if you’re one of them, then you’re going to love today’s episode. Furthermore, we are going to be looking at one of the most difficult collocations. Deciding whether you should use make or do.

In today’s episode we are going to cover the following four points:

  1. A quick review of the difference between make and do
  2. Business collocations with make
  3. Business collocations with do
  4. Example sentences with some of these collocations in context

So, let’s kick things off by reviewing the differences between make and do.