do right by


: to treat fairly
He always tried to do right by his employees.

Examples of do right by in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet, his strong moral character and mission to do right by others drive her everyday decisions. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 23 June 2023 Make no mistake: the Sky are finally taking steps to do right by their players because the owners of the Las Vegas Aces, New York Liberty and Seattle Storm are forcing them to. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 26 May 2023 But Baker is the kind of guy that general managers should do right by. Greg Moore, The Arizona Republic, 15 Apr. 2023 The business partner needs to have a good heart, to not take advantage of people, to always do right by all the stakeholders and to put people over profits, rather than the other way around. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 30 Aug. 2022 These scenes work also because of the emergence of a genuine friendship and mutual respect between Stanley and Bo, two men who share a desire for sporting excellence but also to do right by their families. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 June 2022 The Spurs appear to have little need for Thaddeus, and well might seek to do right by the 33-year-old veteran. Ira Winderman,, 8 Feb. 2022 Is Blitzer going to do right by the city and right by the fans here? Joe Noga, cleveland, 21 Dec. 2021 So he’s given a second chance to right wrongs and do right by making this mission a success. John Hopewell, Variety, 22 Dec. 2022

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“Do right by.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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