treat like dirt
Behave badly or show contempt toward, as in Her boss treats all the secretaries like dirt. This idiom uses dirt in the sense of “something worthless,” a usage dating from the mid-1300s.
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Almost everyone there will be a decent person and treat you well.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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So I just patted him kind-like on the shoulder and sat down.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
Not only are they required to do things in a proper orderly manner, but people have to treat them with due deference.Children's Ways|James Sully
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement