Definition of it couldn't/can't hurt
- "Should I ask her for a job?" "It couldn't/can't hurt (to ask)."
: could not
: can not
: to inflict with physical pain : wound
: to do substantial or material harm to : damage
: to cause emotional pain or anguish to : offend
: a cause of injury or damage : blow
: a bodily injury or wound
: mental or emotional distress or anguish : suffering
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