harmnoun [ U ]uk /hɑːm/ us /hɑːrm/
You could always ask Jim if they need any more staff in his office - (there's) no harm in asking (= no one will be annoyed and you might benefit).
- There's no harm in applying for other jobs, but if I were you, I wouldn't advertise the fact at work.
- Huge projects designed to aid poorer countries can sometimes do more harm than good.
- I'm sure he's well-intentioned - he wouldn't mean any harm.
- Modernizing historic buildings can often do more harm than good.
- Should any harm befall me on my journey, you may open this letter.
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harmverb [ T ]uk /hɑːm/ us /hɑːrm/
Thankfully no one was harmed in the accident.
- Research shows that it is not divorce per se that harms children, but the continuing conflict between parents.
- The oil that discharged into the sea seriously harmed a lot of birds and animals.
- She only buys dolphin-friendly tuna fish that is caught without harming dolphins.
- If you harm her, you're going to have the police to reckon with.
- He claims that the report has harmed his reputation.