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English definition of “it doesn't hurt/never hurts to do sth”

it doesn't hurt/never hurts to do sth

it is useful or helpful to do or have something: It never hurts to check the flight departure time before you leave for the airport. It doesn't hurt to have money when you want to run for office.
(Definition of it doesn't hurt/never hurts to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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