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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The client came to the surgery with a limping hound who he thought had stubbed his toe on a pavement.
The midfielder, who has been a regular in the North End side this season, stubbed his toe on a coffee table in the middle of the night and the table's marble top fell off and landed on his foot.
Surely a man who stubbed his toe on a crack on a swimming pool pavement couldn't expect to be walking away with a wheelbarrow full of money for his pains?
"If he doesn't make it then I'm really in trouble, you can take one of the fit players off the bench as he'll play.Willie stubbed his toe on a chair, then he got a knock on it when he was jumping about.