Meaning of “it wouldn't hurt you to do sth” in the English Dictionary

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"it wouldn't hurt you to do sth" in British English

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it wouldn't hurt you to do sth

informal

something that you say when you think someone should do something because they do not often do it:

It wouldn't hurt you to do the ironing for once.

(Definition of “it wouldn't hurt you to do sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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