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 Meanings and Examples of DOES
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does
 v.  present tense third-person singular of DO
Classic Sentence: (121 in 9 pages)
1  "I dare say, but nothing pleasant ever does happen in this family," said Meg, who was out of sorts.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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2  I hate to borrow as much as Mother does, and I knew Aunt March would croak, she always does, if you ask for a ninepence.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  She does her own hair, and I am teaching her to make buttonholes and mend her stockings.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  Amy does well without frettin, wearin her best clothes and eatin sweet stuff.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  Change of air and care will keep you well, I dare say, or if it does not entirely, you will have the fever more lightly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  "He does very well, for a boy," was Meg's somewhat ungracious answer, for the subject did not interest her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  Now Meg does not do anything of the sort.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  I mean to know him some day, for he needs fun, I'm sure he does, said Jo decidedly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  Well, it does look pleasant, but I can't learn how it's done.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  Yes, she does it very prettily, and never seems to go too far.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  It seems that Tina is the child of the Frenchwoman who does the fine ironing in the laundry here.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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12  She put it as a favor, but I'm sure Mrs. Kirke has told her about us, and she does it out of kindness to me.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  It does to me, remember that, my lad.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  I don't mind telling you that she does now, at least I let her think so, it pleases her, you know.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  Well, she does it so imperceptibly that I don't think I shall mind much.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
17  With rare exceptions, he does not appear in public now.
18  Like does not appear, it appears people do not like.
19  It does appear we are on the right road to success.
20  The work she does is absolutely vital.
21  The theory does not apply universally.
22  Please strike out whichever option does not apply to you.
23  If you are caught simply argue that "everyone does it" and brazen it out.
24  His argument does not carry much conviction.
25  Propagada is the art of persuading others of what one does not beliver oneself.
26  Use a book as a bee does flowers.
27  She's so cussed she always does the opposite of what you ask.
28  The law holds parents liable if a child does not attend school.
29  This does not necessarily imply that children achieve better results in private schools.
30  A man who does not learn from others can't hope to achieve much.