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a good turn

An action that is beneficial to another person in some way. Angela did me a good turn by sharing her notes with me while I was out sick from school.
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good turn

A favor, an act of good will, as in Pat did her a good turn by calling in a second surgeon. [First half of 1400s]
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One Good Turn, founded in 2011, began as a simple "swap shop" on Facebook - but has now grown to help thousands of families across Kirklees.
MADD's One Good Turn program provides the public an easy and cost-effective way to help us keep families and roadways safe by donating their used vehicles," said Jan Withers, MADD National President.
WILDLIFE enthusiasts have done a globe-trotting bird a good turn and helped to boost its numbers.
I WOULD like to wish the scumbags who pinched the bag of three T-shirts from the back of a disabled man's wheelchair at the Black Sabbath concert at the LG Arena a thought-provoking New Year, in which I hope you'll reflect upon your actions and have the decency to do a good turn for somebody else to make amends.
in herey Hughes said: "She showed a really good turn of foot.
He said: "I think he will come in and do us a good turn.
I like to make people happy and I try to do a good turn for someone every day.
As a Boy Scout, "The slogan is to 'do a good turn daily,' and by replacing that flag, I was doing a good turn for America.
Despite generally good reviews, One Good Turn doesn't live up to Case Histories in power or complexity.
He's very athletic and has got a good turn of foot.
Organiser Frankie Hobro said: "It looks as though we will get a good turn out.
3 ONE GOOD TURN Kate Atkinson (Black Swan pounds 7.
The first book to be featured as part of the Tesco Book Club is Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, and the next will be Kate Atkinson's One Good Turn.
The Ariel Do a Good Turn Home comprises of four rooms each built upon sustainable principles and featured a wide range of energy saving tips to help save you both energy and money off your energy bills.
It was an excellent night with a good turn out, and present for the occasion were club president Morgan Davey, Cardiff Blues prop Taufaao Filise, Cardiff Blues wing Mosese Luveitasau and Ospreys centre Andrew Bishop.