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go from bad to worse

To become more unpleasant, unacceptable, or difficult than a situation already was. They were already struggling financially, but after Samantha lost her job, things went from bad to worse. If these new laws are passed, the homelessness crisis will go from bad to worse.
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go from bad to worse

to progress from a bad situation to one that is worse. Things went from bad to worse in a matter of days. I'm afraid that things are going from bad to worse.
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go from ˌbad to ˈworse

(of an already bad situation) become even worse: Under the new management things have gone from bad to worse.
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References in classic literature ?
Well, this goes from bad to worse, and finally about fifty pages later, Hugh takes a week-end ticket to Swanage and 'has it out with himself on the downs above Corfe.
Instead of the situation improving it goes from bad to worse as last month was the joint-second highest for cancellations, with 87 being put off.
Boro's night goes from bad to worse as George Friend scores an own goal
Leanne's bullying, left, goes from bad to worse, as she continues to take advantage of Sioned's belongings to bribe the other inmates.
It all goes from bad to worse when Liam storms round to confront Carla and ends up smooching her instead, above, - and Rosie Webster films the whole thing on her mobile.
So as a law-abiding citizen I can only watch as society goes from bad to worse
The situation goes from bad to worse and before long Cameron is fighting with his boyfriend, accused of drug trafficking, chased by the police, dancing in a strip club, making out with his boyfriend's girlfriend, and generally having "a series of unfortunate events," which are often laugh-out-loud funny.
Of gun crimes and other forms of violence, there is no mention, and it is here that the public need reassurance more than anywhere else,as the situation goes from bad to worse.
This goes from bad to worse for our trio after spending two weeks on holiday, 12 or so days of that in transit
It goes from bad to worse for the sore-backed 50-year-old.
RIVER CITY BBC1 8pm Lydia reaches an alltime low as business at Hola goes from bad to worse.
AS hospital care goes from bad to worse, I've an idea to deal with the chronic shortage of nurses that Frank Dobson should take seriously.
Their holiday then goes from bad to worse when they are attacked by the deformed mutants who inhabit the area.
ENGLAND centre Stuart Abbott faces yet another lay-off as his new career at Harlequins goes from bad to worse.
The problem is that they're Jewish and he's Palestinian, and when Rafi drops some frozen soup out of the window the evening goes from bad to worse.