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To go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.

Let me tell you, I loaned him my car, helped paint his house, gave him use of the cottage for his family vacation and never even a thank you from Barney!

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bend over backwardsTo make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.
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