do (one) a disservice(redirected from do them a disservice)
do (one) a disservice
To do something that hinders or is detrimental to one. You'll really do your kids a disservice if you cater to their every whim.
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do somebody a disˈservicedo something that harms somebody and the opinion that other people have of them: The minister’s comments do teachers a great disservice.
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