do oneself an injury

Definition of do oneself an injury

chiefly British

  1. :  to hurt oneself :  to become injured because of one's own actions If you keep on lifting those heavy weights, you'll do yourself an injury.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  1. :  an act that damages or hurts :  wrong

    :  violation of another's rights for which the law allows an action to recover damages

    :  hurt, damage, or loss sustained

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