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  • worse off — adj [not before noun] 1.) if you are worse off, you have less money ≠ ↑better off ▪ The rent increases will leave us worse off. worse off than ▪ I don t think we re any worse off than a lot of other people. 2.) in a worse situation ▪ People in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • worse off — adjective 1. ) in a worse situation than you were before, or than someone else is now: There is always somebody worse off than yourself. 2. ) having less money than other people or than you had before: These pay cuts will leave employees up to $3 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • worse off — ► worse off less fortunate or prosperous. Main Entry: ↑worse …   English terms dictionary

  • worse off — Financially poorer • • • Main Entry: ↑worse …   Useful english dictionary

  • worse off doing something — be better/worse off (doing sth) idiom to be in a better or worse situation • She s better off without him. • The weather was so bad we d have been better off staying at home. • We can t be any worse off than we are already. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • worse off than something — be ˌworse ˈoff (than sb/sth) idiom to be poorer, unhappier, etc. than before or than sb else • The increase in taxes means that we ll be £30 a month worse off than before. • I ve only broken my arm; other people are far worse off than me.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worse off than somebody — be ˌworse ˈoff (than sb/sth) idiom to be poorer, unhappier, etc. than before or than sb else • The increase in taxes means that we ll be £30 a month worse off than before. • I ve only broken my arm; other people are far worse off than me.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worse off — adjective (not before noun) 1 having less money than before or than someone else; poorer: The tax increases will leave us worse off. 2 in a worse situation than before or than someone else: The factories on the east bank of the river were even… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worse off — UK / US adjective 1) in a worse situation than you were before, or than someone else is now There is always somebody worse off than yourself. 2) having less money than other people or than you had before Pensioners will be worse off by £16 a week …   English dictionary

  • ˌworse ˈoff — adj 1) in a worse situation than someone else, or than before Ant: better off 2) having less money than someone else, or than before Ant: better off …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • worse off — less fortunate or prosperous. → worse …   English new terms dictionary

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