if (the) worst comes to (the) worst

idiom

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

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“If (the) worst comes to (the) worst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20%28the%29%20worst%20comes%20to%20%28the%29%20worst. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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