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Difference between Bring someone to justice and Do justice to someone

bring someone to justicearrest, try and sentence a person who has committed a crime:

  • Cannot this infamous scoundrel be brought to justice?” I inquired.

do justice to someoneacknowledge smb.’s merits:

  • For many years the London public has failed to do justice to the prima ballerina.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase do justice to oneself—(also: do oneself justice) perform smth. in a manner worthy of one’s abilities:

  • I’m not going to enter into the question of whether Tagore did justice to himself as translator.