Original: Uncle Jan passed in the yard bellow, making the rounds.
Although I know what making the rounds means, in fact, considering the sentence, I am wondering what is the difference between the followings?d'oh!
make the rounds
make the rounds also do the rounds 1. to be passed from person to person The rumor making the rounds in Washington is that the ambassador will be leaving. 2. to go from place to place Tony and I made the rounds of the cheap bars in the city. Every new executive must do the rounds of all the departments in the company.