make matters worse

idiom

Definition of make matters worse

: to make a situation worse He laughed at her and then, to make matters worse, he accused her of lying!

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“Make matters worse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20matters%20worse. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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