wouldn't hurt a fly

idiom

: to be too gentle to want to hurt anyone
He looks big and dangerous, but he wouldn't hurt a fly.

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“Wouldn't hurt a fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wouldn%27t%20hurt%20a%20fly. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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