worst comes to worst

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If an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.

Etymology:

  • Shortening of "if the worst come to the worst".
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Worst comes to worst, these stock certificates will make fine wallpaper.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.
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