a (damn) sight worse

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a (damn) sight worse

Quite a lot worse (than a different person, thing, or condition). "Damn" is used to emphasize how much worse someone or something is. Your car is going to run a damn sight worse if your tires remained improperly aligned. So far our new intern has been a sight worse than our last one.
See also: sight, worse

a (damn, etc.) sight ˈbetter, ˈworse, etc. (than somebody/something)

(informal) a lot better, etc. (than somebody/something): Life would be a sight easier if we had a little more money!A car that big would use a darn sight more petrol than ours.
See also: sight
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They would both be a damn sight worse off if it hadn't been for Sir Jack.
But the truly alarming prospect is that desperate as things are, they are going to get a damn sight worse very shortly, because the vast bulk of public sector job cuts and benefit cuts are still to come.
It's a damn sight worse not having any players than it is having a load to pick from."