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How to add emphasis as with “I do” or “I did”?

I know the verb faire means to do or “to make”, but is this the appropriate way of saying simply “I do”? For instance, if someone asks “Do you like it?” and you want to reply “Yes, I do.” Or, “Did you ...
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The meaning and etymology of “histoire de” / “histoire que”?

Two constructions I've often seen used in French are histoire de and histoire que, for example: Je me promène dans la rue, histoire de passer le temps. Tu n'as qu'à amener du vin, histoire que ...