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come out badly

To result in something negative or unpleasant. I didn't mean to insult her hairdo, but everything I said just came out badly.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

come out badly

[for efforts at something] to have a bad result. I hope trying to get back together with Joan doesn't come out badly.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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