it wouldn't hurt

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Definition of it wouldn't hurt

: it would help used to mean that a person should do something It wouldn't hurt to try a little harder.

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“It wouldn't hurt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%20wouldn%27t%20hurt. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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