not mean (one) any harm

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not mean (one) any harm

To have no intention of causing harm, offense, or negative effects (to one). I'm so sorry that my comments got you fired—I swear, I didn't mean any harm! Please, put down the gun, I don't mean you any harm.
See also: any, harm, mean, not
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After the hearing Adjei insisted her messages had been misinterpreted, and she had not meant any harm.
Hassan, whose wife was shot dead last November, has always claimed he had not meant any harm and was afraid Ms Saulite would take the children to Latvia.
But after visiting Mr Goodenough in his home, police were satisfied he had not meant any harm.