stub (one's) toe

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stub (one's) toe

To forcefully and accidentally jam a single toe against a hard surface or object. I couldn't walk for nearly 10 minutes after stubbing my big toe. We're always stubbing our toes on this darn coffee table!
See also: stub, toe
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Meanwhile, may I suggest the council looks at operating an effective beach management policy which sees rock and stone carried down the beach onto the sand regularly picked up and replaced where it belongs to allow children to build sandcastles and people to paddle without stubbing their toes on rocks.
Community council secretary George Kennedy said yesterday: "People are always telling me how they are stubbing their toes, banging their elbows and knocking their heads and knees.
Also the surfers are stubbing their toes on them and damaging their boards so this is affecting everybody who uses the beach.
So if anyone knows of someone who has an old bomb or shell casing, perhaps now acting as a door-stop or an ornament that they are sick of stubbing their toes on, we'd be glad to give it a loving home
I think it will leave e-businesses feeling that they are still stubbing their toes against an unhelpful tax system.