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    Arrow Do A Lot Of Bad

    Could I write:

    "He did a lot of bad to the world"

    as the opposite of:

    "He did a lot of good to the world."

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    Default Re: Do A Lot Of Bad

    You could, but it's not idiomatic.
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    Default Re: Do A Lot Of Bad

    Both are not idiomatic British English?

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    Default Re: Do A Lot Of Bad

    "He did (or has done) a lot of good in the world" is more familiar to me. I guess you could substitute "bad" for "good".

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