Definition of do someone a good or bad turn in English:
Do something that is helpful (or unhelpful) for someone: he was a friend of mine, and had done me some good turns over the previous few months
More example sentences
- 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.