Definition of injury in English:

injury

Line breaks: in¦jury
Pronunciation: /ˈɪn(d)ʒ(ə)ri
 
/

noun (plural injuries)

Phrases

do oneself an injury

informal Suffer physical harm or damage: it’s a wonder we didn’t do ourselves an injury
More example sentences
  • In truth, you could straddle both opinions without doing yourself an injury.
  • But I managed to get off stage without doing myself an injury.
  • The trouble is, if you walk with your head in the air, admiring their fine facades, chances are you will do yourself an injury, due to the terrible state of the pavements in our proud town.

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French injurie, from Latin injuria 'a wrong', from in- (expressing negation) + jus, jur- 'right'.

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