if the worst comes to the worst
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Related to if the worst comes to the worst: not a chance, be damned, give a shot
if the worst comes to the worst(British, American & Australian) also if worst comes to worst (American)
something that you say in order to tell someone what you will do if a situation becomes very difficult or serious If the worst comes to the worst, we'll have to give them our bed and sleep on the floor. If worst came to worst, could we sell the car to raise some extra cash?See I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy