do oneself an injury

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.

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

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

injury play
  1. : an act that damages or hurts : wrong

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

  3. : hurt, damage, or loss sustained


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