do right by (someone)

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do right by (someone)

To act, speak, or behave in a way that is just or beneficial to or meets the approval of someone else. The best employers ensure they do right by their employees first and foremost. I don't know what I'm supposed to do in this situation, I'm just trying to do right by you.
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do ˈright by somebody

(old-fashioned) treat somebody fairly: The factory will close but the company have promised to do right by the workforce and find jobs for those who want them.
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