Definition Get worse

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Definition

to get worse: to deteriorate in quality or condition, to become more serious
idiom
to worsen is a synonym of the expression to get worse.

Her illness is getting worse: she can't live alone any more.
to get worse and worse to become continually worse

worse: opposite of better
adjective
It's worse than I imagined!

Examples

  • "Mick : Wait, it gets worse."
  • "I don't know what happened between you and that bear, but I do know that this situation is already a disaster for both of us, and it's only going to get worse."
  • "And I think it's going to get worse."
  • "Being dead is pretty serious, even worse than if he were in a meeting."

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