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Examples of sentences with do and does, affirmative, interrogative and negative

Do and does are auxiliary that are only used interrogatively, negatively and in affirmative short answers, the basic structure of a sentence in English is very similar to that of a sentence in Spanish, subject + verb + object , in this order, only This order is changed in English when a question is asked, it is when we will use auxiliaries, we will give some examples of sentences with do and does, affirmative, interrogative and negative .

How to structure a sentence in English

As we have already mentioned, the order that a sentence must take in English is the following: subject + verb + object, in Spanish it is totally indifferent, but in English not, let’s see an example:

    • Mary likes flowers (Mary likes flowers), subject + verb + object, but you can’t interchange the order and say “flowers likes Mary”
    • The personal “a” is obviated in English, example: John kissed Rose (John kissed Rose) Rose is the “object” in the sentence, she is the one who receives the action of the verb, the personal “a” is not necessary, it would be a mistake say John kissed to Rose
    • In Spanish a question is asked only by changing intonation, in English, to formulate a question you need an auxiliary verb, the auxiliary verb used in the present simple and past simple tense is “to do”, also used for negation
    • For the subjects I, you, we, they = do, she, he, it = does, the past tense is “did” for all subjects
  • The structure to ask in English is like this: auxiliary + subject + verb and an object if there is one, for example, you eat apple (you eat apple) to ask is: Do you eat apple? (you eat an apple?)
  • In affirmative sentences the verb must be conjugated accordingly, but when using the auxiliary do or does to formulate a question, the verb will be in infinity
  • For negative sentences: subject + auxiliary + verb, as follows: you don’t like my mom’s food (not like the food my mom)

15 Examples of sentences with do and does, affirmative, interrogative and negative

  1. I have to do my homework (I have to do my homework)
  2. Do I have to do my homework? (Do I have to do my homework?)
  3. I don´t have to do my homework (I don’t have to do my homework)
  4. They do not study French
  5. Does she go to the gym? (She goes to the gym?)
  6. She doesn´t work on Saturday
  7. Do you like English? (Do you like english?)
  8. They don’t sell fish (they don’t sell fish)
  9. Do they play baseball tomorrow? Will they play baseball tomorrow?
  10. Does John work in a company? (Does John work in a company?)
  11. Do they want to come (Do they want to come?)
  12. Does George snore? (George snores?)
  13. The soup doesn’t taste good (the soup does not taste good)
  14. Do you practice English every day? (Do you practice English every day?)
  15. Do you play the guitar? (you play guitar?)

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