mean no harm

mean (someone) no harm

To have no intention of causing injury, offense, or negative effects (to someone). I'm so sorry that my comments got you fired—I swear, I meant no harm! Please, put down the gun, I mean you no harm.
See also: harm, mean, no

mean (somebody) no ˈharm

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not mean (somebody) any ˈharm

not have any intention of hurting somebody: Try not to worry about what he said. I know you thought he was rude, but he didn’t mean any harm by it.
See also: harm, mean, no
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