do (someone, something, or oneself) 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.
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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.
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do yourself justice

perform as well as you are able to.
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ˌdo yourself ˈjustice

do something as well as you can in order to show other people how good you are: She’s a very good painter, but in her recent work she hasn’t done herself justice.He didn’t do himself justice in the match. He hadn’t trained hard enough.
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