do (oneself or someone) an injustice

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do (oneself or someone) an injustice

To view someone in an unfairly negative way. You're doing your kids an injustice by catering to their every whim—they need to learn to be independent.
See also: injustice

do yourself/somebody an inˈjustice

judge yourself/somebody unfairly: We may have been doing him an injustice. This work is good.
See also: injustice, somebody
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Much of what Janette has to say seems like common sense ( so why are so many homeowners still doing themselves an injustice (and possibly leaving themselves out of pocket) by failing to maximise their home's potential?
Head of legal and democratic services Paddy Gascoigne said: "This situation is the same up and down the country and licensees are doing themselves an injustice by not submitting their formsa