do (one's) bidding

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do (one's) bidding

To do what someone else wants or has requested, to the point of servitude. I hate how my mother always wants me to do her bidding—I refuse to do what she wants any longer! I can always get Tom to do my bidding, which is great when I'm faced with something I don't want to do!
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do someone's bidding

to do what is requested. The servant grumbled but did his employer's bidding. Am I expected to do your bidding whenever you ask?
See also: bidding
References in classic literature ?
Now news had been brought to Robin Hood how that Little John, instead of doing his bidding, had passed by duty for pleasure, and so had stopped overnight with merry company at the Blue Boar Inn, instead of going straight to Ancaster.
Or will she be manipulated into doing his bidding all over again?
Using his savvy and lack of morality, he blackmails White into doing his bidding, including hiding him from the cops.
Judas was not a traitor but a close friend of Jesus who was only doing his bidding when he turned him in with a kiss, a newly translated ancient document unveiled in the United States yesterday (thursday) suggests.
The man apotheosis comes much later in the movie in a remarkable scene in which he, still a servant in many ways, but no longer servile and accommodating, browbeats a Hutu general into doing his bidding so that the people he has taken under his charge will live.
Doing his bidding is Geff Francis as a misshapen outcast of a Caliban and Kananu Kirimi as a dainty and childlike Ariel.