do more harm than good

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Definition of do more harm than good

: be more harmful than helpful He thinks the treatment may do more harm than good.

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“Do more harm than good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20more%20harm%20than%20good. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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