Definition of 'disservice'
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And to treat it as such is doing women in the workplace a huge disservice. The Sun (2015)We do ourselves a great disservice when we condemn the healthy desires behind temptation. Christianity Today (2000)Why do it in a ballroom when you are clearly doing your partner a serious disservice? The Sun (2012)They have done the poor a great disservice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It did a serious disservice to half the population. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Students who complain when teachers enforce the conventions do themselves a great disservice. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)For me to give up and be too upset would be doing a huge disservice to all he sacrificed for us. The Sun (2014)Politicians of all parties are doing us a huge disservice in the run-up to the referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plus it's been cursed with the continuous reference to a movie that did it a terrible disservice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I think women who fake are doing themselves a massive disservice. The Sun (2007)All of which distorts our ideas of sport and its participants, to the great disservice of us all. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But that was to do a great disservice to one of the more ambitious and honest characters in English football. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We do our young people a great disservice by not teaching languages in a more rigorous, consistent and inspired fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I feel like the media is doing a great disservice to all the orphans of Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Angry that I was doing older people such a great disservice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She does herself, and society as a whole, a huge disservice in the continuing battle to ensure that both men and women show each other mutual respect. The Sun (2014)
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