come to harm

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come to harm

To encounter an unpleasant situation, often one involving injury or damage. If anyone comes to harm in this operation, you will have to answer to the chief. My car came to harm during the storm when a tree branch fell on it.
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come to harm

to experience something bad; to get damaged or harmed. I sincerely hope that you do not come to harm. I hope no one comes to harm.
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If somebody comes to harm them, our first thing is to try to eliminate the threat.
We owe it to Lisa's memory and her late mum, to ensure justice is done and no one else comes to harm.
A terrorist must die as soon as he comes to harm Jews.
It is a sad truth that no system of child protection can ever ensure no child comes to harm at the hands of evil people.
They are holding their breath for the Jordan command to stay in control of the rebel militias, so that no Druze comes to harm in the course of the fighting in areas around their villages and close to the Israeli border.
Domestic scenes of Zoe's married life in Calgary and of her family's home in rural Concord alternate with flashbacks to the 1980s in a contemplative plot that depicts the humiliations of youth, widening rifts between lovers, and Zoe's abandonment of Dorothea, who comes to harm in her absence.
But they can be punished if the victim comes to harm.
They should do that immediately before someone, somewhere comes to harm.
We're not going to pay the ransom, and Arsal is responsible" if Jfar comes to harm, Nafez Jfar, one of the clan leaders, told The Daily Star following the meeting.
If such a diktat has been issued in Baghpat, I would expect the state government to instruct the police authorities to ensure that nobody comes to harm for 'violating that diktat' that diktat has no legal authority," Chidambaram had said.
If such a diktat is being issued in Bhagpat, I would expect the state government to instruct the police authorities to ensure that nobody comes to harm for violating that diktat," he said.
Time is tight - she must be found before she comes to harm - so the police helicopter team is scrambled.
The sand is swept every day and there are over-zealous lifeguards every 500 yards to ensure nobody comes to harm.
Ashley the peacock seems to be at home on the streets of Kinmel Bay - but locals want to find his owner before he comes to harm Picture: JEFF PITT