English verb: do by
|1.||do by (social) interact in a certain way|
|Samples||Do right by her.|
Treat him with caution, please.
Handle the press reporters gently.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something Adjective/Noun.|
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody
|Narrower (hyponym)||abuse, baby, bemock, brutalise, brutalize, cocker, coddle, cosset, criminalize, cut, disregard, do well by, featherbed, gloss over, handle with kid gloves, ignore, ill-treat, ill-use, indulge, maltreat, mistreat, mock, mollycoddle, nurse, pamper, ride roughshod, rough-house, run roughshod, skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over, snub, spoil, step, strong-arm, upstage, wrong|
|Verb group||address, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat, treat|