adj ~ (to sth) having a bad effect 有害的
*Smoking can be damaging to your health. 吸烟对身体有害.
* to make damaging allegations 提出诋毁性的责难.
causing physical harm to someone or something
the damaging effects of sunlight
affecting someone or something in a bad way
damaging criticism of his policies
The loss of jobs was damaging to morale.
1. The sides of the dish were so smooth that it was almost impossible to attach hawsers and chains to the rim without damaging it. 盘子四边十分光滑，要在盘边拴上绳索或链条而同时又不损坏它是很难办到的。
2. He always came down on anyone damaging public property. 谁要毁坏公物，他总严厉批评。