do (one) the courtesy of (doing something)

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do (one) the courtesy of (doing something)

To be considerate enough to do a particular thing. Would you at least do me the courtesy of not interrupting me?
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do somebody the courtesy of doing something

be polite by doing the thing that is mentioned: Please do me the courtesy of listening to what I’m saying.
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