1. When the police made the rounds they saw a person sneaking around in someone's backyard.2. The policeman made a perfunctory round in the neighborhood and went home.
make the rounds這是正統的美語說法.
1. 警察在巡邏時看到一個人鬼鬼祟祟的在一家後院.2. 警察在附近例行的巡視了一回就回家了.
The canoe was swinging fro side to side during the storm.