do (someone) a service

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Definition of do (someone) a service

: to do something that helps (someone) The journalists did the public a service by exposing the corruption.

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“Do (someone) a service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20%28someone%29%20a%20service. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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