do justice
phrasal 1. a. to act justly b. to treat fairly or adequately c. to show due appreciation for 2. to acquit in a way worthy of one's abilities

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • do justice — verb 1. bring out fully or to advantage (Freq. 1) This photograph does not do her justice • Hypernyms: ↑show • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody Something s t …   Useful english dictionary

  • do justice — do what is right, be fair toward …   English contemporary dictionary

  • do justice — verb To really allow to be apprehended in its full scope …   Wiktionary

  • do justice to someone — do justice to (someone/something) to treat or present someone or something fairly and accurately. He supports his case with very technical information and it is impossible to do justice to it here. To do them justice, George and Nell did all they …   New idioms dictionary

  • do justice to something — do justice to (someone/something) to treat or present someone or something fairly and accurately. He supports his case with very technical information and it is impossible to do justice to it here. To do them justice, George and Nell did all they …   New idioms dictionary

  • do justice to — (someone/something) to treat or present someone or something fairly and accurately. He supports his case with very technical information and it is impossible to do justice to it here. To do them justice, George and Nell did all they could to keep …   New idioms dictionary

  • do justice to — 1. To give full advantage to 2. To treat fairly 3. To appreciate (a meal, etc) fully by eating heartily (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑justice …   Useful english dictionary

  • do justice to — {v. phr.} 1. To do (something) as well as you should; do properly. * /Barbara had so many things to do that she could not do justice to her lessons./ * /The newspaper man did not do justice to the story./ 2. To eat or drink with enthusiasm or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • do justice to — {v. phr.} 1. To do (something) as well as you should; do properly. * /Barbara had so many things to do that she could not do justice to her lessons./ * /The newspaper man did not do justice to the story./ 2. To eat or drink with enthusiasm or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • do\ justice\ to — v. phr. 1. To do (smth) as well as you should; do properly. Barbara had so many things to do that she could not do justice to her lessons. The newspaper man did not do justice to the story. 2. To eat or drink with enthusiasm or enjoyment. The boy …   Словарь американских идиом

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