Meaning of “do something, nothing, etc. for/to sb” in the English Dictionary

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"do something, nothing, etc. for/to sb" in British English

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do something, nothing, etc. for/to sb

informal

to (not) have a strong and positive effect on someone, or to (not) be something that someone likes or enjoys:

Watching that movie really did something to me.
Chopin has never really done it/anything for me.

(Definition of “do something, nothing, etc. for/to sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)