do all right by (one)(redirected from do all right by somebody)
do all right by (one)
To treat one favorably and respectfully. I need to put aside my work stress and remember that my true goal in life is to do all right by you and the kids.
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do somehow by someone
to treat someone in a particular manner. (Do not confuse this with a passive construction. The someone is not the actor but the object.) Tom did all right by Ann when he brought her red roses. I did badly by Tom. I fired him without good reason.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.