do one a favour

do one a favour
• do one a good turn
• do one a favour
• do smb a favour
to do smb a service.

They're always asking you to do them think a big favor. Just because they're crazy about themselves, they think you're crazy about them too and that you're just dying to do them a favor. It's sort of funny, in a way. (J. Salinger)

This is for a friend who's done me a good turn. (I. Murdoch)

"I came to do you a food turn," she said. (J. Wain)

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