Definition Hurt

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Definition

to hurt: to damage, to injure, to harm; to make suffer, to make a person feel bad
verb
I hurt myself. I hit my arm on the door.
Does it hurt? Are you in pain?
What he said really hurt me. His words were very cruel and now I feel bad.

This is an irregular verb:
I hurt / I hurt / I have hurt

to get hurt: to become injured, harmed, physically damaged

(a bit of exercise) wouldn't hurt (you!): (a bit of exercise) would do (you) good!
idiom

hurt: pain, discomfort; harm, damage
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I hurt my leg skiing.
US: Is it still hurting? I can kick it if you like, to see.

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