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English definition of “wouldn't hurt a fly”

wouldn't hurt a fly

If you say that someone wouldn't hurt a fly, you mean that they are very gentle and would never do anything to injure or upset anyone: He looks big and tough but he wouldn't hurt a fly.Tender and gentleKind and thoughtful
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