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good turn

noun
  1. a helpful and friendly act; good deed; favour
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accommodation, account, admiration, aid, approbation, assistance, backing, benediction, benefit, benevolence, benignity, bias, blessing, boon, championship, compliment, consideration, cooperation, courtesy, dispensation

Idioms and Phrases with good turn

good turn

A favor, an act of good will, as in Pat did her a good turn by calling in a second surgeon. [First half of 1400s]

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