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the least someone can do

(also the least someone could do) something someone should do: "Do I have to go and say 'hi' to him?" "Yes – he's been very ​nice to you, so it's the least you can do."
(Definition of the least someone can do from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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