Definition of do someone a good or bad turn in English:
Do something that is helpful (or unhelpful) for someone.
- People are looking for the Cardinal to do them a good turn.
- A journalist who, because she was from his own native county of Longford, decided to do her a good turn, found himself in court because Ms Johnson did not like the way her comments were treated in the Star.
- It's not just the money because they also did us a good turn as players.
service, deed, act;
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