do oneself a favor

Definition of do oneself a favor

  1. :  to make things easier for oneself (by doing something) You can do yourself a favor by arriving early at the airport.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

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

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

favorplay
  1. :  friendly regard shown toward another especially by a superior

    :  approving consideration or attention :  approbation

    :  partiality

  1. :  to regard or treat with favor

    :  to do a kindness for :  oblige

    :  endow


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