Significado de “worse” - en el Diccionario Inglés

worse en inglés británico

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worseadjective

uk /wɜːs/ us /wɝːs/

A2 comparative of bad : more unpleasant, difficult, or severe than before or than something else that is also bad:

The conditions they're living in are worse than we thought.
If the rain gets any worse we'll have to go back.
His manners are even worse than his sister's.
The heat is much worse in the daytime.
get worse

B1 to become more ill, or to become a more severe condition:

My cold seems to be getting worse.
If he gets any worse I'll take him to the doctor's.

Más ejemplos

  • I thought the book's writing was dreadful, and its conception even worse.
  • The (traffic) congestion in the city gets even worse during the summer.
  • If the symptoms get worse, consult your doctor.
  • Company losses were 50 percent worse than in the corresponding period last year.
  • My arguments with the boss got worse and worse, and it all culminated in my deciding to change jobs.

worsenoun [ U ]

uk /wɜːs/ us /wɝːs/

worseadverb

uk /wɜːs/ us /wɝːs/

B1 comparative of badly :

He did worse than he was expecting in the exams.
He was treated much worse than I was.

Más ejemplos

  • I always come off worse when we argue.
  • He played the violin even worse than his sister.
  • He couldn't have done the job worse if he'd tried.
  • I'm not very good at sewing, but she did it even worse than me.

(Definición de worse del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

worse en inglés americano

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worseadjective

us /wɜrs/

more unpleasant, difficult, or severe than before or than something else; comparative ofbad:

Annette may be bad at math, but Bill is even worse.
If this sore throat gets any worse, I’ll have to see a doctor.
worse
noun [ U ] us /wɜrs/

"How was the movie?" "I’ve seen worse."
worsen
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈwɜr·sən/

[ I ] The next day his fever went up and his condition worsened.

Modismos

worseadverb

us /wɜrs/

comparative ofbadly:

The storm grew worse.
Walking only made the cough worse.

(Definición de worse del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)