Treat (someone) fairly: I want to do right by the child
More example sentences
- The general tone is set in this article about how ‘the absence of firm rules and responsible incentives’ has discouraged scientists and engineers from doing right by us all.
- I have always believed in doing right by myself and not doing wrong to others.
- But the one thing I do know is that I would have not been doing right by my kids at the time that they really needed me, and that would be something I would have had a hard time living with.
Definition of do right by in:
- The US English dictionary