it couldn't/can't hurt

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Definition of it couldn't/can't hurt

used to mean that doing something would not be harmful and might even be helpful "Should I ask her for a job?" "It couldn't/can't hurt (to ask)."

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it couldn't/can't hurt

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“It couldn't/can't hurt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%20couldn%27t%2Fcan%27t%20hurt. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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