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hurt

verb
 
 
/hɜːt/ ( past tense and past participle hurt)
CAUSE PAIN [T] A2 to cause someone pain or to injure them
причинять боль, наносить повреждение
Simon hurt his knee playing football. [often reflexive] She hurt herself when she slipped on an icy step.Pain and painful
BE PAINFUL [I] A2 If a part of your body hurts, it is painful.
болеть, причинять боль
My eyes really hurt. [+ to do sth] It hurts to walk on it.Pain and painful
UPSET [I, T] B1 to cause emotional pain to someone
обижать, задевать
Her comments about my work really hurt.Making people sad, shocked and upset
AFFECT [T] to have a harmful effect on something
причинять ущерб, подрывать
His chances of re-election were hurt by allegations of corruption.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
it won't/wouldn't hurt (sb) to do sth informal used to say that someone should do something
не помешает, не будет никакого вреда
It wouldn't hurt to get there a bit earlier than usual. →  See also wouldn't hurt a fly Suggestions and proposals
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