so much the better/worse

so much the better

That is even better. I love your sister, so if she can come too, then so much the better.
See also: better, much

so much the worse

That is even worse. If their policy ends up crippling the working class, then so much the worse for their chances at remaining in power after the next elections.
See also: much, worse

so much the better

even better; all to the better. Please come to the picnic. If you can bring a salad, so much the better. The flowers look lovely on the shelf. It would be so much the better if you put them on the table.
See also: better, much

so much the better (or worse)

it is better (or worse) for that reason.
1995 Guardian If you can get a tropical fruit juice…so much the better.
See also: better, much

so much the ˈbetter/ˈworse (for somebody/something)

it is better/worse for that reason: ‘I seem to have made my curry hotter than usual.’ ‘So much the better. I love hot curries.’
See also: better, much, worse