(one) might do worse(redirected from they might do worse)
(one) might do worse
Used ironically to suggest that the thing one is doing or considering or the person one is romantically involved with is actually very good. Let me tell you, when you consider all the benefits and entry-level salary, you might do worse than get a job as a tram driver for the city. A: "I heard he's dating some hot-shot investor." B:" Wow, he might do worse!"
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we, you, he, etc. can/could/might do ˈworse (than...)it is a good idea to do something; something is a good decision: If you’re looking for a good career, you could do worse than a job in banking.
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