do justice to someone/something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "do justice to someone/something" - American English Dictionary

do justice to someone/something

(also do someone/something justice)
to be accurate or fair by representing someone or something as that person or thing truly is: Just calling the moviefun” doesn’t do it justice (= it is better than just “fun”). This is the only picture I have that does full justice to her beauty (= shows her to be as beautiful as she is).
(Definition of do justice to someone/something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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