French translation of 'harm'
to do sth harm nuire à qch
to do sb harm faire du mal à qn
to cause harm provoquer des dégâts
to cause harm to sth nuire à qch
to cause harm to sb [person] porter préjudice à qn; [substance, chemical] être nocif/ive à qn
to do more harm than good faire plus de mal que de bien
no harm done! il n’y a pas de mal !
to come to no harm
You’ll come to no harm. Il ne t’arrivera rien.
to mean no harm ne pas avoir de mauvaises intentions
there’s no harm in trying on peut toujours essayer
it wouldn’t do any harm for sb to do sth
It wouldn’t do any harm for you to get an answerphone. Tu ferais mieux de t’acheter un répondeur.
out of harm‘s way [person] à l’abri du danger; [object] en lieu sûrsee also grievous bodily harm
[person] faire du mal à
[substance, chemical] être nocif/ive pour
[object, fabric] endommager
[environment] nuire à
[company, industry, economy] nuire à
[reputation] nuire à
[relationship] nuire à
I didn’t mean to harm you. Je ne voulais pas vous faire de mal.
Chemicals harm the environment. Les produits chimiques nuisent à l’environnement.
to harm sb’s chances diminuer les chances de qn
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Example Sentences Including 'harm'
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A bigger exodus could harm the industry.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Is the pound harming industry and exports?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It said problems with sovereign debt could still harm the global economy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The products are often rejected by watchdogs because of their potential for harming the environment.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
By damaging the photograph we fear that we will harm the person.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He is seeking damages for harm to his reputation and career.The Sun (2015)
Hurt doesn't mean harm when it comes to the back.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In most cases no harm is caused.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The move'could harm the aviation industry when it is facing huge problems '.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Proof that defeat can do as much good as harm.The Sun (2011)
What possible harm could come of it?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No animals were harmed in the making of this owl.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This routine procedure could be doing more harm than good.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At a hearing last month he pleaded guilty to actual bodily harm and criminal damage and was sentenced at Maidstone crown court yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Big industrial power users are warning that high prices and the prospect of power cuts are harming competitiveness.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Business leaders warned that the wave of strike action was harming the southeast's economy.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Daughter at risk of harm and abuse and not at school.The Sun (2015)
Did he accept a lift from strangers and come to harm?The Sun (2016)
He didn't cause any bodily harm to the person.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He should ensure that anyone who harms them gets a massive prison sentence with no parole.The Sun (2006)
It is not good enough for managers to say that the player did not mean harm.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Somebody could come to serious harm and anyone doing it could suffer very serious health side-effects.The Sun (2016)
Such traders are trying neither to help nor to harm the British economy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The only way to stop harming your health is to give up smoking completely.The Sun (2016)
They decline when habitats are destroyed and when man harms the environment.The Sun (2010)
They put themselves in harm's way day after day.The Sun (2011)
We are afraid she may have come to harm.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is of far more harm to our environment.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
At this stage, they can be cut off without harming the plant.A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
Then the punishment of individuals invariably took account of the harm or damage done to the victim.The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
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'harm' in Other Languages
British English: harm /hɑːm/ VERB
To harm a person or animal means to cause them physical injury, usually on purpose.
The boys didn't mean to harm anyone.
- American English: harm
- Arabic: يَضُرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: prejudicar
- Chinese: 伤害
- Croatian: ozlijediti
- Czech: ublížit
- Danish: skade
- Dutch: kwaad doen
- European Spanish: hacer daño perjuicio
- Finnish: vahingoittaa
- French: nuire
- German: schaden
- Greek: βλάπτω
- Italian: danneggiare
- Japanese: 害する
- Korean: 해치다
- Norwegian: skade
- Polish: zaszkodzić
- European Portuguese: prejudicar
- Romanian: a răni
- Russian: вредить
- Spanish: hacer daño
- Swedish: skada
- Thai: ทำอันตราย
- Turkish: zarar vermek
- Ukrainian: шкода
- Vietnamese: làm hại
British English: harm NOUN
Harm is physical injury to a person or an animal which is usually caused on purpose.
All dogs are capable of doing harm to human beings.
Translation of harm from the Collins English to French Dictionary