a change for the worse

noun phrase

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

Examples of a change for the worse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new work adds data to a swell of recent anecdotal accounts from researchers, academics and journalists who have noted a change for the worse in the way news and information moves and is incentivized on Twitter over the last year, especially since the start of the Israel-Hamas crisis. Brandy Zadrozny, NBC News, 20 Oct. 2023

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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 20 Apr. 2024.

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