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?
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Doing their bidding, City Administrative Officer Bill Fujioka has proposed implementing this massive and unjustified fee over a 10-year period, perhaps in the belief that the public won't notice it's being bled to death.
So they have doggedly fought against letting the trucking provision of NAFTA take effect, and their Democratic allies in Congress are happily doing their bidding.