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Dictionary English German: [worse]

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English German
exacerbating {adj} {pres-p} [making worse]
verschärfend [schlimmer machend]
to impair sth. [make worse]
etw.Akk. verschlimmern
to corrupt [make worse]
to compound sth. [make worse, intensify the negative aspects]
etw.Akk. verschlimmern [(noch) schlimmer machen, komplizieren] [ein Problem, eine Situation etc.]
to compound sth. [e.g. a problem] [make worse]
etw.Akk. vergrößern [z. B. ein Problem]
[to make sth. worse with so-called improvements]
etw. verschlimmbessern [ugs.]
med. to aggravate sth. [make worse, more serious, more severe]
etw. aggravieren [Krankheitserscheinungen übertreibend darstellen]
to deteriorate [towards a worse state]
rückwärtsgehen [ugs.] [fig.] [schlechter werden, sich verschlechtern]
neol. schlimmbesserung [making sth. worse by trying to make it better]
Verschlimmbesserung {f} [ugs.]
2 Words
to go downhill [idiom] [become worse, decline]den Bach runtergehen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to go downhill [towards a worse state]rückwärtsgehen [ugs.] [fig.] [schlechter werden, sich verschlechtern]
to head south [coll.] [idiom] [take a turn for the worse]den Bach runtergehen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to relapse into sth. [return to a less active or a worse state]in etw.Akk. zurückfallen
3 Words
a sight worse {adj} {adv} [coll.] [regional] [considerably worse]wesentlich schlechter
worse and worse {adj} {adv}immer schlechter
worse and worse {adj} {adv} [e.g. a situation getting worse and worse]immer schlimmer
idiom to plumb new depths [become worse than before]einen neuen Tiefstand erreichen
4 Words
med. quote first, do no harm [i.e., take care that the remedy is not worse than the disease]erstens nicht schaden [lat. primum non nocere]
to crown it all {adv} [Br.] [coll.] [idiom] [to make matters worse]zu allem Übel [Redewendung] [noch obendrein]
5+ Words
It's getting worse (and worse).Es wird immer ärger.
They have become worse and worse.Sie sind immer schlechter geworden.
when worse comes to worsewenn alle Stricke reißen
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