it doesn't hurt to (have or do something)(redirected from it doesn't hurt to have something)
it doesn't hurt to (have or do something)
It is or may be good, pragmatic, or beneficial to have or do something. (Also used in the forms "wouldn't hurt," "couldn't hurt," and "can't hurt.") I get that you like doing things your own way, but it doesn't hurt to have a helping hand now and then. I know that the managers are trying to cut costs, but it wouldn't hurt to treat the staff to lunch now and then.
See also: hurt
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- it won't hurt to (have or do something)
- it won't/wouldn't hurt somebody to do something
- it wouldn't hurt to (have or do something)
- there is no harm in
- there is no harm in (someone's) doing (something)
- there's no harm in doing something
- it does no harm (for someone) to do (something)
- a double-edged sword
- have too much of a good thing
- too much of a good thing