stub (one's) toe on (something)

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stub (one's) toe on (something)

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 on the bed post. We're always stubbing our toes on this darned coffee table!
See also: on, stub, toe
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Don't you just hate it when you're trying to tape the ball game and your VCR tape runs out at the most crucial moment of the game, forcing you to jump out of your recliner, spill your favorite beer, and stub your toe on the couch as you frantically rush to the closet to grab a new tape?