stub (one's) toe

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stub (one's) toe

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. We're always stubbing our toes on this darn coffee table!
See also: stub, toe
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I hope David stubs his toe in the bath or something and has to call the fight off because I need to fight (Fury).
On its tiny screen, I saw it was confused and had a big question mark and other symbols such as the one you see in comic strips when a person stubs his toe and starts swearing: #@&*$
CRISTIANO RONALDO'S magnificent free-kick technique has got everyone talking, not least because he stubs his toe at the point of impact.
While his grumpy players will aim to redeem themselves this evening by qualifying for Euro 2004,(though perhaps they might decide to boycott the tournament if a player stubs his toe and the medical team takes a few seconds too long to respond),Sven-Goran Eriksson will no doubt simply carry on grinning
I don't suppose he would sue the corpy if he stubs his toe on a dodgy paving stone, though, I'll give him that.