do violence

See: harm, persecute
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Lord Trimble said that every Scot had a "British component" in their national identity, and that to "separate that is to do violence to people's own sense of identity".
What you've always had is one group of experts saying it's going to warp (children's) values, and another group of experts saying that, by watching violence vicariously, they can just act it out and they'll never do violence," Halper said.
aircraft to do violence upon fellow folk in Montenegro, Kosovo and Belgrade.