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British English: /hɑːm/
American English: /hɑrm/

Translation of harm in French:


  • to do harm to somebody, to do somebody harm
    faire du mal à quelqu'un
    to do harm to something
    endommager quelque chose
    I didn't mean him any harm
    je ne lui voulais pas de mal
    I meant no harm by it
    (by saying something) je n'ai pas dit ça méchamment
    (by doing something) je n'avais pas de mauvaises intentions
    it would do no harm to do (you have nothing to lose)
    tu ne risques rien à faire
    (you ought to) tu ferais mieux de faire
    some hard work wouldn't do him any harm [ironic]
    ça ne lui ferait pas de mal de travailler un peu plus
    to do more harm than good you'll come to no harm
    il ne t'arrivera rien
    no harm done!
    il n'y a pas de mal!
    where's the harm in it?
    quel mal y a-t-il à ça?
    out of harm's way (in a safe place)
    en sûreté
    (unable to harm) hors d'état de nuire

transitive verb

  • 1 (damage)
    faire du mal à (person, baby)
    endommager (crops, lungs)
    a little sugar won't harm you
    un peu de sucre ne va pas te faire de mal
    he hasn't harmed anybody
    il n'a fait de mal à personne
    he wouldn't harm a fly!
    il ne ferait pas de mal à une mouche!
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