do (someone) a mischief

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do (someone) a mischief

To do something that harms someone else. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. You sure did your brother a mischief by including him in that dangerous game.
See also: mischief

do someone (or yourself) a mischief

injure someone or yourself. informal
See also: mischief, someone

ˌdo somebody/yourself a ˈmischief

(British English, informal or humorous) hurt somebody/yourself: You could do yourself a mischief wearing such tight trousers!
See also: mischief, somebody