harm
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harm(
harm
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (damage)
a. el daño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The harm caused by the chemical spill is horrifying.El daño causado por el derrame de sustancias químicas es horroroso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cause damage)
a. dañar
The oil spill harmed this fragile ecosystem.El derrame de petróleo daño este frágil ecosistema.
b. lastimar
I would never harm an unarmed man.Nunca lastimaría a un hombre indefenso.
c. hacer daño
This vaccination won't harm you at all.Esta vacuna no te hará daño alguno.
d. perjudicar
The scandal has harmed his chances for reelection.El escándalo ha perjudicado sus posibilidades de ser reelegido.
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harm
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el daño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to do somebody harmhacer daño a alguien
to do oneself harmhacerse daño
it will do more harm than goodhará más mal que bien
I see no harm in itno veo que tenga nada de malo
there's no harm in tryingno se pierde nada por intentarlo
you will come to no harmno sufrirás ningún daño
out of harm's wayen lugar seguro
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (person, animal)
a. hacer daño a
3. (reputation, image, quality)
a. dañar
4. (chances, interests, business)
a. perjudicar
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harm [hɑːm]
noun
daño (m); mal (m); perjuicio (m)
to do sb harm hacer daño a algn; perjudicar a algn
it does more harm than good es peor el remedio que la enfermedad; the harm is done now el daño or mal ya está hecho
don't worry, no harm done no te preocupes, no ha sido nada
there's no harm in trying nada se pierde con probar; I see no harm in that no veo nada en contra de eso; he means no harm no tiene malas intenciones
out of harm's way a salvo; fuera de peligro
to keep out of harm's way evitar el peligro; we moved the car out of harm's way quitamos el coche de en medio; movimos el coche a un lugar seguro
transitive verb
[+person] hacer daño a; hacer mal a; [+health, reputation, interests] perjudicar; [+crops] dañar; estropear;
intransitive verb
sufrir daños
will it harm in the rain? ¿lo estropeará la lluvia?; it won't harm for that eso no le hará daño
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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