if (the) worse comes to (the) worst


: if the worst possible thing happens
If worse comes to worst, you can always ask me for help.

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Recent Examples on the Web Jeremy Swayman has a lot to prove in net for the Bruins with just 10 games of NHL experience under his belt, but if worse comes to worst, the steady hand of Linus Ullmark can get Boston back on track. Mary Clarke, USA TODAY, 12 Oct. 2021

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“If (the) worse comes to (the) worst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20%28the%29%20worse%20comes%20to%20%28the%29%20worst. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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