do (someone, something, or oneself) justice(redirected from do justice)
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do (someone, something, or oneself) justice
To describe or show oneself, someone, or something accurately. You're a great writer—you just need to find a platform that really does you justice. I think you two will love this house once we get inside—the pictures really don't do its mid-century modern charm any justice.
do yourself justice
COMMON If you do yourself justice, you do something as well as you are capable of doing it. I don't think I can win, but I want to do myself justice. The selection panel was impressed but felt she did not do herself justice in the interview.