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Reacting KindlyPlay
Use 'unto' when emphasizing kindness or fairness in response to others' actions. SlideWhat you want others to do unto you, do likewise unto them.
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Archaic TonePlay
'Unto' adds a formal or old-fashioned tone to your speech, as if quoting old texts. SlideShe will render unto her peers the respect they have given her.
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Rarely UsedPlay
It's uncommon in modern conversation, but you may find 'unto' in literature or quotes. SlideHe handed the letter unto the messenger.