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no harm done

This page is about the conversational phrase no harm done

Meaning

You can say this if a mistake or accident hasn't seriously harmed anyone or damaged anything.

For example

  • Kate apologized for spilling water on her aunt's carpet. "No harm done," said her aunt with a smile.

  • "Sorry, Dad. I forgot to get the milk."
    "No harm done. Your brother can get it."

Quick Quiz

You can say "No harm done" if

a. no harm was meant

b. no harm was caused

c. the harm wasn't to you

Contributor: Matt Errey