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do good

This page is about the collocation do good

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have a good effect on somebody or something

For example

  • Why don't you go for a walk in the park? It'll do you good.

  • The prime minister didn't do the country's people much good, but he did a lot of good for his business friends.

Quick Quiz

Which will do you good?

a. fresh air

b. bad breath

c. air pollution

Contributor: Matt Errey