do one's duty

fulfill one's obligations

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • one's duty — index charge (responsibility) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shirk one's duty — {v. phr.} To be negligent or irresponsible. * /If you continue to shirk your duty, you can expect to be fired./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • discharge one's duty — index serve (assist) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disregard one's duty — index default Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • neglect one's duty — index default Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shirk one's duty — index default Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shirk\ one's\ duty — v. phr. To be negligent or irresponsible. If you continue to shirk your duty, you can expect to be fired …   Словарь американских идиом

  • perform one's duty — fulfill an obligation, live up to one s responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To pay one's duty — Pay Pay, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paying}.] [OE. paien, F. payer, fr. L. pacare to pacify, appease, fr. pax, pacis, peace. See {Peace}.] 1. To satisfy, or content; specifically, to satisfy (another person) for service rendered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repudiation of one's duty — index delinquency (failure of duty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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