for the worse

for the worse
к худшему, в худшую сторону

He bought a new car but it turned out to be for the worse. (DAI) — Он купил новую машину, но она оказалась хуже старой.

The sick man's condition changed for the worse. — Состояние больного ухудшилось.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • for\ the\ worse — • for the worse • turn for the worse adj. phr. or adv. phr. For something that is worse or not as good, with a worse result. He bought a new car but it turned out to be for the worse. The sick man s condition changed for the worse. Compare: take… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for the worse — {adj. phr.} or {adv. phr.} For something that is worse or not as good, with a worse result. * /He bought a new car but it turned out to be for the worse./ * /The sick man s condition changed for the worse./ Compare: TAKE A TURN. Contrast: FOR THE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the worse — {adj. phr.} or {adv. phr.} For something that is worse or not as good, with a worse result. * /He bought a new car but it turned out to be for the worse./ * /The sick man s condition changed for the worse./ Compare: TAKE A TURN. Contrast: FOR THE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the worse — in a way that makes a situation worse Things have definitely taken a turn for the worse …   English dictionary

  • turn\ for\ the\ worse — • for the worse • turn for the worse adj. phr. or adv. phr. For something that is worse or not as good, with a worse result. He bought a new car but it turned out to be for the worse. The sick man s condition changed for the worse. Compare: take… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a turn for the worse — See: FOR THE WORSE. Contrast: TAKE A TURN FOR THE BETTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a turn for the worse — See: FOR THE WORSE. Contrast: TAKE A TURN FOR THE BETTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a turn for the worse — if a situation or an ill person takes a turn for the worse, they become worse or more ill. Their relationship took a turn for the worse when he lost his job …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a turn for the worse —    If a person who is ill takes a turn for the worse, their illness becomes more serious.     We hoped he would recover but he took a turn for the worse during the night …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • take\ a\ turn\ for\ the\ worse — See: for the worse Contrast: take a turn for the better …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a turn for the worse — even the doctors were surprised when Richie took a turn for the worse Syn: deteriorate, worsen, decline; informal go downhill …   Thesaurus of popular words


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