Meaning of “do sb/yourself a mischief” in the English Dictionary

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"do sb/yourself a mischief" in British English

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do sb/yourself a mischief

UK informal

to hurt someone or yourself:

You'll do yourself a mischief if you're not careful with that knife.

(Definition of “do sb/yourself a mischief” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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