do oneself an injury

idiom

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20oneself%20an%20injury. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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