Translation of harm in Spanish:


daño, n.

Pronunciation /hɑrm/ /hɑːm/

See Spanish definition of daño


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    daño masculine
    to do harm hacer daño
    • the harm's already been done el daño ya está hecho
    • warning her can't do any harm una advertencia no le vendrá mal / no le hará daño
    • to do harm to sb/sth hacerle daño a algn/algo
    • where's/what's the harm in that? ¿y qué tiene (eso) de malo?
    • Police officers then arrived and arrested the offender, 19, on suspicion of causing actual body harm.
    • Emphasize the importance of telling you and an adult at school whenever another kid or group of kids causes your child or anyone else physical harm.
    • He said that in some attempted murder cases the intended victim suffers no physical harm but here the victim had suffered appalling injuries.
    • Do you think she'd inflict bodily harm on him?
    • While he was not a violent person by nature, he knew that there was within him the potential to do harm to himself or to others.
    • There are still people out there who would like to inflict harm on our people.
    • He said: ‘The public were kept safe, and we prevented this unhappy young man from inflicting serious harm to himself.’
    • I just wish it wasn't at the hands of the patrols and mercenaries who were determined that I not do anyone any physical harm.
    • Like many of those who inflict harm on themselves - whether it's cutting, burning, starving or taking overdoses - her problems began in childhood.
    • An assault is committed where a person inflicts bodily harm on another.
    • In the first place, stiffer sentences need to be imposed on any person who stabs or inflicts bodily harm on another person.
    • Some contend that they don't meet the definition because they aren't directed at inflicting physical harm to people.
    • They did not have enough control to physically inflict harm on you, such as attacking with a weapon.
    • The circumstances, the spokesman said, were that they had shown their ability to inflict harm and murder people.
    • What explanation could there be for his noting on a piece of paper that he might want to inflict some harm upon himself, some injury upon himself?
    • However, what held her full attention now was the fact she was being surrounded by a group of men carrying various tools that could inflict harm on a person.
    • In particular as you will see, abuse and torture are widespread despite the prohibition by the constitution of infliction of physical harm upon those arrested or detained.
    • It seems inconceivable that an operation that inflicts severe harm on women would continue to be practised wholesale, despite medical evidence of its potentially detrimental effects.
    • If pain is inflicted without lasting physical harm, does that make it better or worse?

transitive verb

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    (person/object) hacerle daño a
    (reputation/career) perjudicar
    it won't harm you to get up early for once no te va a hacer daño levantarte temprano una vez
    • Do we feed the hungry by developing higher-yielding crops, even if it might harm the Earth?
    • Taking five or eight or ten years off to get the kids started off right before they go to school is going to mean irreparably harming our prospects for advancement.
    • Party modernisers view her as too radical and fear that some of her views could be harming their electoral prospects.
    • Some studies have concluded that mothers could be harming the educational prospects of their offspring by returning to work too early.
    • Britain cannot continue indefinitely to spend more than she is earning without higher taxes or higher interest rates - either of which will harm our economic prospects.
    • Reintroducing college fees could harm the prospects of improved access to third level education, the head of Irish universities has warned.
    • In today's business climate - at least in the UK - displaying too much naked ambition can harm your career prospects, he says.
    • Other reasons for not supporting a ban were that it would infringe people's rights and could harm business prospects.
    • In a belated move, the education authorities decided to crack down on teaching practices that are harming the neutrality of education.
    • Activists feared attacks would only harm a population already devastated by two decades of war and famine.
    • The return to a zero interest rate policy came after a concerted campaign by the government, which claimed its abandonment last August was harming the prospects for economic recovery.
    • Too many new entrepreneurs harm their own prospects by underpricing their goods and services.
    • Ironically, farmers have said that the pesticides have had no effect in preventing the deadly insects from harming the crop.
    • The pressure of too much to learn in too many subjects carries with it the potential stigma of failure that can harm psychological welfare and undermine intellectual development.
    • The current barrage of solar storms pummeling Earth hasn't harmed power grids on our planet or damaged satellites, but it's generated a lot of buzz.
    • But one of the reasons we protect our children, for example, is that we believe we would be devastated if they were harmed or killed.
    • Any residues that rinse out in the water would easily harm vulnerable seedlings and ruin your crop.
    • Bilingual education may actually be harming the prospects of many students who don't speak English.
    • The clinician's task is to not only avoid harming the child, but to also effect the best or ultimate good for the patient, all things considered.
    • As long as experiments, research, and the use of its findings is properly used, we need have no fear that people will be harmed, either directly or by deleterious effects on society.
    • Despite all these, if I ever hear again about you physically harming others, don't be surprised if the police come and arrest you for assault.
    • This taxi driver became violent and physically harmed me.
    • There is no use fighting intolerance by physically harming someone.
    • My grief worsened to the point where I stopped eating and began physically harming myself.
    • For example, if a commercial statement misleads us about a drug's safety or an automobile's safety, we stand to be harmed physically.
    • You do not have the right to physically harm other people.
    • The robbers, both believed to be in their 20s, demanded cash and made off with £300 leaving the victim's shaken but not physically harmed.
    • Hunter had no business whatsoever in physically harming Lucas for protecting his younger sister.
    • Disillusioned, Grace physically harms herself to override the emotional pain from inside.
    • At no time have I ever made threatening gestures or spoken words which would imply that I would physically harm anyone.
    • The teen was threatened, but not physically harmed although the attack left her traumatized, Thiessen said.
    • He had never been so tempted to physically harm someone out of anger alone.
    • Although the 62-year-old was not physically harmed, he was badly shaken by the time the police came to his rescue.
    • To date, Korean authorities have failed to bring to justice any of the individuals who have physically harmed or threatened these soldiers.
    • An absolute right to freedom of expression neither physically harms anybody nor deprives them of their property.
    • Making suspects out of kids fails to decrease drug use and harms young people physically and emotionally.
    • Acceptable social behavior does not include physically harming another person or placing another child in the role of ‘victim.’
    • Under my amendment, parents will still be able to smack their children if they don't harm them physically or mentally.
    • There has been particular concern that she would physically harm the child if allowed access.
    • They may believe that they never physically harm anyone but in fact may cause serious psychological damage or pain.
    • Some workers who claim that their health has been harmed by tobacco smoke at work, are already suing employers for damages of up to 250,000.
    • ‘I know I am harming my health, but there are so many people smoking around me, so the harm must be slight,’ said the boy while blowing out smoke.
    • Environmentalists claim the waves were harming the health of local residents.
    • Late last month, fake milk powder caused the deaths of at least 12 babies in East China's Anhui Province and harmed the health of hundreds more.
    • Alcohol consumption becomes a sin when it corrupts righteous thought or behavior, harms health, or violates any civil law.
    • We want to prevent waste from damaging the environment and from harming human health.
    • Computers treated with certain flame retardants may be harming the health of those who use them.
    • Antibiotics might bring benefit to individuals with mild infections while harming public health by increasing microbial resistance.
    • I underwent extensive testing and luckily, I was healthy, but this scare was enough for me to realize that no weight-loss drug is worth harming my health.
    • The children's health was also harmed by cramped working conditions and the loud music, which was played with the intention of keeping them entertained.
    • However, she was unaware that she was misusing the antibiotic and that she could also be harming her health.
    • Even with respect to mercury contamination, which was harming human health, the federal government has not honoured its treaty and constitutional obligations.
    • The diet which builds up their titanic physiques also harms their health in the long term.
    • Researchers are discovering that chronic sleep deprivation harms health, promoting weight gain and diabetes and reducing immunity.
    • The group announced a tie-up with law firm Thompsons as part of a campaign to urge workers who believed their health had been harmed by inhaling smoke to seek compensation.
    • This all stems from the radio this week as it was announced that parents who put their children on a strict vegan diet are harming their health.
    • In short, why do those whose health has been harmed by pollution so rarely challenge the industries that they believe are responsible for it?
    • One in five patients attending the Accident and Emergency department at Swindon's Great Western Hospital are drinking alcohol at a level that could be harming their health.
    • Yet dozens of workers are absolutely sure that the building is harming their health, if not outright killing them.
    • The woman ended up being seen in a hospital accident and emergency department with a tooth infection which, if untreated, could have harmed her own health and that of her unborn child.