do (someone or something) an injustice

idiom

: to treat (someone or something) in an unfair way
They did her a great/terrible/grave injustice by not allowing her to file a complaint.
I think you do the book an injustice when you call it "trash."

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Recent Examples on the Web But that would do an injustice to the amazing performances and the razor-sharp writing, which propels the story with such nonstop momentum. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 1 Sep. 2021

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“Do (someone or something) an injustice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20an%20injustice. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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