it wouldn't hurt you to do sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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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)
Translations of “it wouldn't hurt you to do sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 做…不会有什么坏处, 不妨做……
in Chinese (Traditional) 做…不會有甚麼壞處, 不妨做……
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