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
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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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And a damn sight worse if Kieran Gibbs had not cleared Lewis Grabban's header off the line.
"At Fulham I think they were doing pretty badly when I came and after the first four games they were doing a damn sight worse - we lost three of them.
They would both be a damn sight worse off if it hadn't been for Sir Jack.
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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.
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"We can't rely on rugby and tourism and I think things are going to get a damn sight worse and will drag on through the summer."
At least not before I've had a go at those who've done a damn sight worse.
"It's just bureaucracy gone mad and a way of making the countryside a damn sight worse."
That will make you feel a damn sight worse about under-performing than being cheered off the park.
'He insisted they were nothing like school - then he told me stories that, frankly, are a damn sight worse than even the most provocative ones in this series but he told me I couldn't tell anybody.
He (Jim Gavin) has 26 players he can play at any time, maybe he has too many players - that can be a damn sight worse than not having enough sometimes."
I don't know if hiring Paul McBride QC to take on the SFA will do any good - it might just make things a damn sight worse.
"It could have been a damn sight worse, but I don't want to dwell on it.
But the area he was born into was a damn sight worse than the Gorbals.