do well by (someone)


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And, assuming this team runs more, backs should do well by following in Wright's wake. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 22 Mar. 2023 Hopefully there will be others like Mallory around who can recognize their talents and still do well by doing good. Courtland Milloy, Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2022 This presents the GOP with an opportunity to do well by doing good. Alexander William Salter, National Review, 25 Aug. 2022 Today’s business leaders could do well by the same advice. Esther Choy, Forbes, 26 June 2022 Some companies, at least, continue to do well by doing right by their customers and their employees. Alyson Shontell, Fortune, 11 Apr. 2022 But my reading of the historical record suggests groups do well by mingling with everybody else while keeping some of their own distinct identities and cultures. David Brooks, Star Tribune, 23 July 2021 Biden wants to show how the federal government can do well by its people. Michael Arceneaux, Essence, 28 June 2021 The press at large didn’t do well by Wisconsin and its contentious voter ID law in 2016. Leslie Savan, The New Republic, 12 Oct. 2020 See More

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“Do well by (someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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