do an injustice to (someone or something)

idiom

: to treat (someone or something) in an unfair way
The weak punishment does an injustice to the criminal's victims.

Examples of do an injustice to (someone or something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But to embark on another U.S.-troop-centric counterinsurgency mission would do an injustice to the fine men and women who serve in the U.S. military. James F. Jeffrey, Foreign Affairs, 16 Feb. 2015 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 an injustice to (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20an%20injustice%20to%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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