do someone proud

do someone proud

act in a way that gives someone cause to feel pleased or satisfied

treat someone with lavish generosity or honour - informal


do a

behave in a manner characteristic of a specified person or thing – informal

2001 – Times - One reporter even got the brigadier in charge to DO A BLAIR and come over all emotional while discussing the cull.

do your head in = do your nut in

make you feel angry, worried, or agitated - British informal

do the honours

perform a social duty or small ceremony for others

do or die

persist in the face of great danger even if death is the result

1992 - Daily Star - It's do or die for Britain's fearless Rugby League lads Down Under as they prepare to face the Aussies in the Third and deciding Test.

do something to death

perform or repeat something so frequently that it becomes tediously familiar

do the trick

achieve the required result – informal

1990 - Niki Hill - Death Grows On You - I figured a box of candy would do the trick, would bring some colour back.

dos and don'ts

rules of behaviour

1999 - Alumnus - Volunteers are prepared well on cultural dos and don'ts before they leave for the field to serve.

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