(one) can do worse(redirected from can do worse)
(one) can do worse
Used ironically to suggest that the thing one is doing or considering or the person one is romantically involved with is actually very good. Let me tell you, when you consider all the benefits and entry-level salary, you can do worse than get a job as a tram driver for the city. A: "I heard he's dating some hot-shot investor." B: "Wow, he can do worse!" A: "Yeah, this old car isn't glamorous, but you can do worse." B: "I know, any car is better than taking the bus everyday!"
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we, you, he, etc. can/could/might do ˈworse (than...)it is a good idea to do something; something is a good decision: If you’re looking for a good career, you could do worse than a job in banking.
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