Tutoring English, subtleties are always interesting. The tutor mentions the distinction between “make-do” and “make do.”
make do (verb): get by with less resources than might be typical for the context.
Mish, Frederick C (editor). The Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.
Gilmour, Lorna (editor). Collins Essential Canadian English Dictionary and Thesaurus. Glasgow: HarperCollins, 2006.Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.