injure oneself
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injure oneself(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to wound oneself)
a. herirse
It would be easy to injure oneself handling such a sharp object.Sería fácil herirse al manipular un objeto tan afilado.
b. lesionarse
The food processor's safety features make it difficult to injure oneself.Las dispositivos de seguridad del procesador de alimentos dificultan que alguien se lesione.
2. (to affect oneself negatively)
a. resultar perjudicado
One is likely to injure oneself in the eyes of the community if seen entering such an establishment.Es probable que la reputación de uno resulte perjudicada a los ojos de la comunidad si lo ven entrar en un negocio de esa índole.
b. perjudicarse
I have no interest in such filthy activities as I am not one who seeks to injure oneself.No tengo ningún interés en actividades tan sucias como no soy alguien que intente perjudicarse.
c. herirse (pride or feelings)
If one chooses not to injure oneself, it is better not to fall in love.Si uno elige no herirse, es mejor no enamorarse.
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