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  ( hurts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( hurting    present participle)   ( hurt    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you hurtyourself or hurt a part of your body, you feel pain because you have injured yourself.  
Yasin had seriously hurt himself while trying to escape from the police...      V pron-refl  
He had hurt his back in an accident.      V n  
2       verb   If a part of your body hurts, you feel pain there.  
His collar bone only hurt when he lifted his arm.      V  
3       adj   If you are hurt, you have been injured.  
usu v-link ADJ  
His comrades asked him if he was hurt..., They were dazed but did not seem to be badly hurt.     
4       verb   If you hurt someone, you cause them to feel pain.  
I didn't mean to hurt her, only to keep her still...      V n  
Ouch. That hurt.      V  
5       verb   If someone hurts you, they say or do something that makes you unhappy.  
He is afraid of hurting Bessy's feelings...      V n  
What hurts most is the betrayal, the waste.      V  
6       adj   If you are hurt, you are upset because of something that someone has said or done.  
Yes, I was hurt, jealous...     
7       verb   If you say that you are hurting, you mean that you are experiencing emotional pain.  
only cont  
I am lonely and I am hurting.      V  
8       verb   To hurt someone or something means to have a bad effect on them or prevent them from succeeding.   (=damage)  
The combination of hot weather and decreased water supplies is hurting many industries...      V n  
9       n-var   A feeling of hurt is a feeling that you have when you think that you have been treated badly or judged unfairly.   (=pain)  
I was full of jealousy and hurt...     
10    If you say `It won't hurtto do something' or `It never hurtsto do something', you are recommending an action which you think is helpful or useful.  
it won't hurt/it never hurts      phrase   V inflects, usu PHR to-inf  
It wouldn't hurt you to be a bit more serious.     
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hurtle, hut, HRT, hurtful

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1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
get drunk or take drugs; get high
get seriously involved in a relationship
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
something easy to get
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
to begin something, to get a process started
If I could just get the ball rolling, then other people would help. Now that we're acquainted, let's get the ball rolling!
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
be negatively impacted by a situation, event.
E.g.: The building is being renovated, but for the moment people living there get the short end of the stick.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
acronym for Let Me Know, as to ask the other party to get back to you
app designed to let a person get a transportation service for a fee
Uber, Gettaxi, Taxi apps
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
Right of every person to get any information online without any restriction
[Tech.] Right of information
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
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