Definitions

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  • v. be beneficial for

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Examples

  • This interpretation doesnt mean your trend is a bad oneIm on board with your point, contra Kinsley, that we shouldnt worry too much about why corporate managers do good thingsbut, as a matter of emphasis, it does make the story more about the demand side than the supply side.

    Creative Capitalism

  • The American Colony, north of the Old City, was precisely what it sounded like: a family of Americans who had come over in the 1880s and stayed to do good work through increasingly evil times.

    O Jerusalem

  • She is desperate here; a peevish self-wind harlotry, one that no persuasion can do good upon.

    The First Part of King Henry IV

  • He was an astute businessman but politically he was a bit of a novice because he really saw the RLC as an opportunity to have a voice and do good things.

    How to Rig an Election

  •  The houseboy who had first talked to Liir reported that Lady Glinda had repaired to Mockbeggar Hall, the Chuffrey country pile near Restwater, there to do good works among the rural poor.

    Son of a Witch

  • At a distance Joe Devins had noticed the smoke hovering like a little cloud, then sailing away still more like a cloud over the town; and he had made haste to the scene, arriving in time to venture on the roof, and do good service there.

    Twilight stories

  • —Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; that is, waste nothing.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • “As they always are, Brother Richard, I do good clean work, you know.”

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Development assistance workers, whether they are Government officers, whether they are officers from Non-Government Organisations or whether they are employed by international institutions like the World Bank or indeed United Nations agencies, do good deeds in dangerous circumstances, often at risk to themselves, seeking to help people who are less well off than themselves and help nations who are less well off than we are.

    Attack on World Vision offices in Pakistan - Ministerial Statement - Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • A knolege of your character & disposns to do good dispenses with all apology for the trouble I give you.

    Letters

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