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do the deed

1. To perform or undertake any given action, usually implied to be unpleasant, unsavory, or illegal. I couldn't stand the idea of watching them put down my pet dog, so John went alone to do the deed. The mob boss waited to hear whether the assassin he'd hired had done the deed.
2. slang To have sexual intercourse. Teenagers are under a huge amount of pressure from their peers to do the deed before they feel ready or really want to.
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No good deed goes unpunished.

Due to the cruelty, ignorance, or selfishness of the world or others, one's good deeds or good intentions will often result in more trouble than they are worth. An ironic and sardonic twist on the more standard moral that "no good deed goes unrewarded." Janet: "I decided to help George clean out his gutters, but now he's got me doing all sorts of repairs around the house!" Bill: "I guess no good deed goes unpunished, eh?"
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no good deed ever goes unpunished

Due to the cruelty, ignorance, or selfishness of the world or others, one's good deeds or good intentions will often result in more trouble than they are worth. An ironic and sardonic twist on the more standard moral that "no good deed goes unrewarded." Janet: "I decided to help George clean out his gutters, but now he's got me doing all sorts of repairs around the house!" Bill: "I guess no good deed ever goes unpunished, eh?"
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deed something (over) to someone

to grant something, such as land, to someone; to transfer legal title to something to someone. Grudgingly, he deeded the land over to Walter. He deeded the property to his niece.
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Since the June 2015 Downgrade, discussions have been on-going with the parties to the Deed of Novation, Transfer and Amendment and S&P in connection with the requirement to replace the Account Bank.
21) The winning bids, often at $1, were submitted to TIIF for confirmation, execution, and recordation of a Murphy Act deed.
A deed of variation must be entered into within two years of the death of the deceased.
At closing, a deed is provided to the RSC, with the grantor's name left blank.
Naweed performed the deed without any help from other students, she added.
Unable to wrestle the case back, Sir Ian takes his anger out on Jo Mills (Jenny Seagrove), who is brought before a disciplinary hearing for having an improper relationship with Deed.
The word for sacred deeds is mitzvah (plural mitzvot).
The new Deed Transfer search provides parcel number, sales price and date, loan amount, title company, mortgage type and the buyer's and seller's name.
And an indulgence reduces punishment by the same amount as is reduced by the prayer or deed to which it is attached.
By conducting tax deed sales online, in accordance with section 197.
Deed Harrison was honored by his Alma Mater, kicking off the two-day long event by presenting new research detailing health consequences from abnormal cervical spine postures and alignment, as well as new spine treatment strategies designed to improve such conditions.
These verses and narrations were used to say that our deeds should be righteous.
paragraph] A deed in lieu has historically been thought by lenders to increase the risk of affecting their ability to "wipe out" junior lien holders through the normal process of foreclosure.
In the Talmud, you cannot employ a wrong deed on the way to accomplishing a good deed no matter how small the wrong deed or how large the good deed.
DMG has inked a deed with Geetabala Parulekar for one lease, two mining leases of Fomento group and one of Sesa Sterlite.