a change for the worse

noun phrase

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: a worsening of a situation or state of affairs from what was We're seeing a change for the worse in the economy.

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“A change for the worse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20change%20for%20the%20worse. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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