a good turn

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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.
See also: good, turn
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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]
See also: good, turn
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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