Selected collocations with do and make

SELECTED COLLOCATIONS WITH DO

as one is told
battle
one’s bit
a calculation
a composition
the cooking
a crossword
a dance
a degree
one’s duty
an exam
sb a favour
the food
the garden/gardening
a good job
one’s hair
homework
the honours
housework
injustice
a job
a journey (in some time)
a kindness
the laundry (AmE)
military service
one’s nails
a place (e.g. Paris, Scotland)
research
the right thing
a sentence
badly in sth
one’s best
business
a/the cleaning
sb credit
a course
damage
sth/sb to death
the dishes (AmE)
evil
an exercise
the flowers
sth for a living
sb good
sb a good turn
harm
the honour
the house
an injury
the ironing
the job
sb/sth justice
the kitchen
the lessons
miracles
penance
repairs
right
a/the room
the sewing
the shopping
a subject (at school)
one’s teeth
a translation
the washing (BrE)
the washing up (BrE)
wonders
wrong
the sights/sightseeing
a sum
time
the trick
the wash (AmE)
well in sth
(some) work

 

SELECTED COLLOCATIONS WITH MAKE

an accusation
an advance
an agreement
amends
an application
an arrangement
an attempt
a bargain
the best of sth
breakfast
a career
a choice
sth/oneself clear
a comment
concessions
a contribution
a comparison
a criticism
a deal
a deduction
a difference
sth dirty
a distinction
a drink
an effort
an escape
an example of sth/sb
an exhibition of oneself
a face
a fire
a fortune
fun of sb/sth
an acquitance
sb advances
allowances for
an apology
an appointment
(oneself) at home
an attempt at one’s life
the bed
a booking
a contribution
a change/changes
a claim
(a) coffee
a complaint
contact
(a) conversation
a copy
a date
a decision
a demand
dinner
a discovery
a disturbance
a dress
an enemy of sb
an estimate
an excuse
an exception
a film
a fool of sb/oneself
friends with sb
a fuss
a guess
haste
an impact
improvements
an inspection
a joke
a law
a living
a loss
one’s mark
a mess
money
a movie (AmE)
a movement
name for oneself
a note/notes
an offer
a pass at sb
a (phone) call
preparations
a profit
a promise
a record
a remark
a request
room for sth/sb
sacrifices
a score
sense
small talk
a start
a success of sth
sure
terms
a translation
trouble
war
one’s way somewhere
a wish
a habit of sth
history
an impression
an inquiry
it somewhere
a journey
a list
love
lunch
a meal
a mistake
the most of sth
a move
much of sth
(a) noise
a nuisance of oneself
a party
peace
one’s point
one’s presence felt
progress
a proposal
a reference
a report
a reservation
rules
a scene
a secret of sth
sense of sth
a speech
a statement
a suggestion
tea
time
a trip
use of sth
way for sb/sth
a will