Definition of no harm done in US English:

no harm done


  • Used to reassure someone that what they have done has caused no real damage.

    • ‘Of course, if you miss these jokes, no harm done.’
    • ‘‘I wasn't hurt and neither was Trigger, so there was no harm done,’ said the philosophical youngster.’
    • ‘The elementary things are easy to think about; if you can't think of a new thought, no harm done; what you thought about it before is good enough for the class.’
    • ‘Aside from being a bit scared, there was no harm done and I got my money back.’
    • ‘His therapist told him it was all standard teen stuff, and it would ‘pass, with no harm done to anyone’.’
    • ‘Still, no harm done, and it should go down well with those voters willing to forgive a Christian premier's flexible interpretation of the sixth commandment.’
    • ‘‘It's alright Emily, no harm done,’ he reassured me.’
    • ‘Something obviously slipped there but they both seemed to find it funny, no harm done.’
    • ‘Maybe he just didn't realize where I stood on the whole issue, and if that was the case then I would just have to straighten him out, no harm done.’
    • ‘That the team has recently been referred to as the Border Puppies by a few individuals is hurtful but if this criticism serves as extra motivation, than no harm done.’