do (oneself or someone) an injustice

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do (oneself or someone) an injustice

To do something that hinders or is detrimental to one. 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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Yes, you can multi-task but are you doing yourself an injustice by pushing things too far?
Otherwise you are doing yourself an injustice," Morgan said.
"If you were to go through your career and not make the most of that opportunity you'd be doing yourself an injustice.
There are so many negatives that we can dwell on, I think you're doing yourself an injustice if you do.
CANCER: Someone wants to worship the ground you walk on and you will be doing yourself an injustice if you don't let them do just that.
"If you feel as if your skills need updating then find out what work experience opportunities are out there and don't feel that you are doing yourself an injustice by doing that."