What does no harm, no foul mean?

Definitions for no harm, no foul

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  1. no harm, no foul(Noun)

    Encapsulation of the idea that although technically a breach of some code or law may have occurred there is no need for punishment, apology or retribution if no actual damage occurred.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of no harm, no foul in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of no harm, no foul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonathan Uretsky:

    In their mind, it's no harm, no foul.

  2. Peyton Manning:

    He apologized that my name was kind of brought up into this, it was no harm, no foul. It was an unnecessary apology. Tom Brady and I have had a good friendship throughout our careers, and we'll continue to have a good friendship long after we play. I really didn't give it a whole lot of attention.

  3. Matt Schrier:

    And this is because the agent told me she thought I joined Al Qaeda because they paid off my Discover card. That’s what it takes to fool the FBI, so, because they thought I joined, and I was basically judged guilty until proven innocent, they started monitoring everything and they saw they were buying laptops, ten at once, tablets on eBay. And, you gotta think, this is a dream come true. We intercept the laptops, we get the IP addresses, maybe put some GPS’s, some microphones in and we deliver them right into the hands of Al Qaeda. And they spy. And me, well I’m not coming home anyway so no harm, no foul. As long as you’re not me.

Images & Illustrations of no harm, no foul

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Translations for no harm, no foul

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • немає ніякої шкоди, що не фолUkrainian

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