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could do worse

Definition of could do worse

  1. —used to say that a particular choice, action, etc., is not a bad one <You could do worse than to vote for her.>



Word by Word Definitions

couldplay
  1. : past of can

    : used in auxiliary function in the past , in the past conditional , and as an alternative to can suggesting less force or certainty or as a polite form in the present

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

  1. :  the first tone of the diatonic scale in solmization

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

worseplay
  1. : comparative of bad or of ill

    :  of more inferior quality, value, or condition

    :  more unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful

  1. :  one that is worse

  1. : comparative of bad or of ill

    :  in a worse manner :  to a worse extent or degree

    :  what is worse


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