In my opinion, it does not -and I would stick with: to draw/make a distinction between x & yHow about: It's difficult to draw the line between reading newspapers for pleasure and reading newspapers for knowledge???
Does this work better than to draw a distinction between? Same idea, but perhaps semantically more popular?
Can you give us your sentence in French, please?Can you make a difference between two things (i.e. "It is important to make a difference (=distinguish) between shame and guilt.")