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Difference between Do a book and Make a book

do a book

1. write a book:

  • We all have our weaknesses. Mine just happens to be any comic book done by David Mack.

2. translate a book:

  • I know that most of his books have been done into English.

3. (U.S. Underworld) suffer the maximum penalty; serve a life-time sentence:

  • I’m doing one life jolt, and two one-to-fiftys … yes sir, doing the book.

make a book

1. create a book:

  • Mr. White might have made a whole book out of being a city man on a farm.

2. (Bookmakers) accept bets on contests:

  • Adelaide bookies can only make a book based upon the horses that are backed in a race.