"Make do" Quotes from Famous Books
... first committed to paper seldom could be printed without variation or correction, even to a single line: he copied everything over, he said, himself, and three transcribings were the fewest he could ever make do; but, generally, nothing went from him to the press under ...
— The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2 • Madame D'Arblay
... that there will be many in England who will understand much better than I the drudgery of the revolution which is in this book very imperfectly suggested. I repeat that it is not my fault that they must make do with the eyes and ears of an ignorant observer. No doubt I have not asked the questions they would have asked, and have thought interesting and novel much which they would have taken ...
— Russia in 1919 • Arthur Ransome
Words linked to "Make do" : extemporize, cope with, rub along, scrape by, cope, squeak by, contend, improvise, make out, fend, scrape along, move, meet, act, hack, cut, match, squeeze by, scratch along
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