do (someone or something) an injustice

Definition of do (someone or something) an injustice

: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."

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

injustice play
  1. : absence of justice : violation of right or of the rights of another : unfairness

  2. : an unjust act : wrong


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