do well by (someone)

idiom

: to treat (someone) well
The company did well by me when I retired.

Examples of do well by (someone) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the current crisis, as in geopolitics today more generally, the United States can do well by doing good. Kurt M. Campbell, Foreign Affairs, 18 Mar. 2020 Jason and Gil do well by us to center the family story. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Mar. 2024 Makers and sellers of board games, puzzles and hobbies could do well by promoting activity groups on social media and sponsoring competitions. Jenn McMillen, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024 Osman and KaMillion, who had a prickly chemistry in the first season as longtime friends constantly getting on each other’s nerves, do well by leaning into their different desire for fame. James Grebey, Vulture, 10 Nov. 2023 Consumers and employees are watching year-round and looking for organizations that do well by doing right. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 5 May 2023 Investors looking to gain upside exposure to emerging Web3 brands would do well by seeking collections activating culture, growing their communities, and establishing everlasting global consumer brands. Leeor Shimron, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Forward-thinking firms can do well by adopting more inclusive practices throughout their market entry strategy. Patrick O'Neill, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 The new bottom line of business is to do well by doing good for a broader stakeholder group that includes the environment. Mark A. Cohen, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022

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“Do well by (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20well%20by%20%28someone%29. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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