bring out the worst in

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Definition of bring out the worst in

: to cause someone to show his or her worst qualities I think competition brings out the worst in people. Drinking brings out the worst in him.

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“Bring out the worst in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20out%20the%20worst%20in. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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