do oneself an injury

idiom

Definition of do oneself an injury

chiefly British
: 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.

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“Do oneself an injury.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20oneself%20an%20injury. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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