could do worse


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

Examples of could do worse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The party could do worse than be led by someone with the character and convictions of Mike Pence, and probably will. The Editors, National Review, 8 Sep. 2023 Anyone in Washington trying to understand the relationship between religion and politics in Turkey today could do worse than starting with a visit to the Smithsonian’s Sackler gallery. Nick Danforth, Foreign Affairs, 8 Feb. 2017 If the Bruins are offloading a contract like his, Hall could do worse than helping a young superstar shed his training wheels. Matt Porter,, 24 June 2023 Biden could do worse than to follow the pope’s moral leadership on climate. Liza Featherstone, The New Republic, 2 June 2023 President Biden meets Tuesday with Congressional leaders at the White House to discuss the federal debt limit, and GOP leaders Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell could do worse than point to Monday’s Congressional Budget Office budget review for April. The Editorial Board,, 8 May 2023 Bodily depreciation doesn’t always deliver you onto a golf course, but a person could do worse. David Quammen, Outside Online, 2 Mar. 2020 See More

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“Could do worse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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