hurting

Definitions

  • I Won't Hurt the Little Runt 145
    I Won't Hurt the Little Runt 145
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hurting a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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"Oh, don't hurt me!" cried Tom. "I only want to look at you; you are so handsome" "Oh, don't hurt me!" cried Tom. "I only want to look at you; you are so handsome"

Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.”
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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    “Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.”
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    “When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.”
  • African Proverb
    African Proverb
    “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”
  • Jonathan Swift
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    “One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Your failures won't hurt you until you start blaming them on others.”

Idioms

Not hurt a fly - Somebody who would not hurt a fly is not aggressive.
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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me - To be resistant to criticism. This is often said to young children upset over the fact that another child called them something that they did not like.
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Usage

In literature:

It hurts and hurts and then you get over it, and go on just the same.
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
She had been hurt by being hit with some wreckage.
"Young Captain Jack" by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
The bumping of the car hurt Monte's arm a good deal.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Naturally it will hurt me a great deal to explain, but it will hurt me far more not to.
"Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer" by Jessie Graham Flower
I'm so scared that if I'm intercepted, I may get panicky, and if I do someone is likely to get hurt.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
If I hurt her, don't I hurt him?
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Anyway, the rain didn't hurt us.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
De next morning we goes back to de house and find de soldiers ain't hurt nothing much.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
That's the way to do it, and the rest of the bunch not hurt.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
And it's so idiotic, Mark, for you can't hurt other people without hurting yourself more.
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

Be warned; he cannot faithful prove,
Who, with the cruel kiss you prize,
Has hurt the little mouth I love,
Where Venus's own nectar lies.
"To Lydia" by Roswell Martin Field
The stinging nettle only
Will still be found to stand:
The numberless, the lonely,
The thronger of the land,
The leaf that hurts the hand.
"The Stinging Nettle" by A E Housman
Oh, all forlorn and riderless,
    Stained with his master's blood,
With human sorrow in his look,
    He hurt and trembling stood.
"Two Mornings" by Sarah Orne Jewett
'Forgive my selfish tears!' she cried,
'Forgive! I knew that it was not
Because you meant to hurt me, sweet-
I knew it was that you forgot!'
"Two Truths" by Helen Hunt Jackson
For many jeered at him ; and yet
'Twas such as pitied hurt him worst
And drove him with his life's regret
Out of the town where he was nursed.
"The Fugitive" by John Joy Bell
For here the lover and killer are mingled
who had one body and one heart.
And death who had the soldier singled
has done the lover mortal hurt.
"Vergissmeinnicht (Forget-me-not)" by Keith Douglas

In news:

Wide receiver Patrick Crayton half-joked Friday that whenever a wideout is hurt in practice it's always from a play involving cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
New Canaan coach's daughter hurt in crash.
SAN FRANCISCO A man was seriously hurt after being stabbed near Candlestick Park as he was going to watch the San Francisco 49ers' home game.
A man was seriously hurt after being stabbed near Candlestick Park as he was going to watch the San Francisco 49ers' home game.
MERCY ME-THE HURT AND THE HEALER.
A war veteran who was hurt during an Occupy Oakland protest says it was no accident.
Waldorf woman perishes, 2 hurt in separate wrecks.
Kevin Kolb #4 of the Arizona Cardinals is escorted off the field by the Cardinals training staff after getting hurt late in the game against the Buffalo Bills at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 14, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona.
Why Paper Money Hurts the Economy.
Royals' David Lough gets a look in center field , hurts hamstring.
No one was hurt and there was only minor damage.
CU-Boulder's Club Sports, Intramurals hurting from cramped Rec Center.
It is unclear when Cromartie got hurt.
Which one do you think hurts the most.
From Bloomberg.com: Loews CEO Tisch Says US Sounded Hotel ' Death Knell ,' Hurt AIG Feb 9 (Bloomberg).
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In science:

Now the Corollary follows, since starting instead of being second player cannot hurt Maker.
Positional games on random graphs
This is a correct strategy, because moves of Maker made in one of these games cannot hurt him in the other.
Positional games on random graphs
EHJK01] Robert ElBashir, Jan Hurt, Anton´ın Janˇcaˇr´ık, and Tom´aˇs Kepka, Simple commutative semirings, J.
On simple ringoids
On the other hand, these instances are difficult for the greedy algorithm, as a few early mistakes, when all sets seem equivalent, will hurt the end tiling.
Randomized Rounding for Routing and Covering Problems: Experiments and Improvements
Note now Eve may be able to actually change a small probability mass of the slice sent by Alice, but that doesn’t hurt us much.
On the Problem of Local Randomness in Privacy Amplification with an Active Adversary
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