go to the worst

go to the worst

To lose or experience the most negative aspects of something. Did you see his black eye? He must have gone to the worst in that fight!
See also: go, worst
References in classic literature ?
Silver," I said, "I believe you're the best man here, and if things go to the worst, I'll take it kind of you to let the doctor know the way I took it.
They're properly behind bars, and they should go to the worst prison in Venezuela," he added.
I feared that would happen because, as an alcoholic, you always go to the worst case scenario.
Her comic book flop Catwoman has seven nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards, which go to the worst films of the year.
Vouchers are for those that don't have money, who live in the worst neighborhoods, go to the worst schools, and can't get away from them.