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Meaning of “for the worse” in the English Dictionary

"for the worse" in British English

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for the worse

If something ​changes or ​happens for the worse, it ​becomes more ​unpleasant or ​difficult: It ​looks like the ​weather is changing for the worse.
(Definition of for the worse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for the worse" in American English

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for the worse

making a ​situationworse: The ​doctor says her ​condition has ​changed for the ​worse.
(Definition of for the worse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “for the worse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 变得更糟, 变得更差…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變得更糟, 變得更差…
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