English 英会話表現 It doesn’t hurt to ask.

It doesn’t hurt to ask.は「聞くだけ聞いてみたら、聞くだけなら大丈夫でしょう」というときに使います。It never hurts to ask. /Never hurts to ask. /Doesn’t hurt to askといった言い方ができます。

A:   Can I ask Sara for a drink too? サラも飲みに誘っていい?

B:  I  don’t think that Sara come with us. She seems to now very busy because she has to take qualifying examination next week. But it never hurts to ask.